10 Lies Abusers Will Tell You

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 No More– “he had a bad childhood, or “he was depressed,” or “he couldn’t help himself.”  NO. MORE.—-Kim Sisto Robinson

 

My sister & soul-mate

My sister & soul-mate

 

  1.  I was just kidding. 

 

It’s a LIE.  Hurting another person is NEVER a joke (verbally or physically)

Maya Angelou said: “ “When someone shows you who they are, believe them; the first time.”

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Remaining Silent About Domestic Abuse KILLS

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The definition of Domestic Abuse is simple:    Anybody who minimizes, belittles, or makes you feel small.  —Kim Sisto Robinson

Not all bruises are visible.

Not all bruises are visible.

 

I don’t know about you,  but I was getting quite bored with this “Dress Debate.”

 

Is the dress gold and white or black and blue?

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You Like Me, You Really Like Me (validating ourselves thru social media)

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FACEBOOK

 

“Social Media isn’t about “reach” as much as it is about “reach out”.” ― Michele Jennae

 

 

Son-of-a-bitch.

 

 

It’s like being back in high school.  Those same feelings.  Those same insecurities.  The popular girls whispering secrets in the hallway, snickering,  tossing long blond hair,  disregarding, aloof, arctic ice.

 

 

I don’t know about you,  but I recall those days of not belonging, not fitting in,  not being enough.  Weird Goth girl.  Too much ebony eye-liner.  An abundance of lipstick.  Hiding behind words.

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Winning Submission for My Inner Chick

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We need writers who fear nothing ― Yevgeny Zamyatin

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The submissions for “I RISE” were numerous and beautiful and transformative.  Thank You.  Thank you for your words, your hearts,  your souls,  your blood.  By sharing your stories,  you give others permission to share their stories.   I believe this with my entire being.  If you’re wondering what your purpose on earth is,  perhaps it is telling your stories to the world,  darlings.

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Christian Grey Meets Mrs. Robinson

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50 SHADES

—Sometimes,  not always, I appreciate the act of multi-tasking.  For example,  I find eating dark chocolate and reading a kick ass book simultaneously quite exuberating. A piece of Dove chocolate for every five pages until the bag is gone or the book is finished is what I call F. U. N.   I adore listening to audio books,  like Rob Lowe’s,  Love Life, while walking outdoors.  When Rob talks about plastic Hollywood and Saint Elmo’s Fire, it is oh-so-delicious.  Seriously,  there is something utterly approachable and sexy about him.  Do you agree?

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You Rise

In Memory of Kay

–Take Down The Walls—Lauren Oliver

My best friend & soul-mate.

My best friend & soul-mate.

He says you’re good for nothing,  a rotten mother,  a disgusting wife.   He says you can’t cook a damn thing without burning it, tainting it,  making it worse.  “You can’t do a fucking thing.”     It’s.  Not.  True.

 

You.  Rise.

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