My bruised arms gave it away…

This is a hard one. Please, please, equip yourself and read to the end rather than thinking it doesn’t apply to you. At 19 I found myself in an emotionally and physically abusive relationship. It didn’t’ start that way, but a year in I was so broken I didn’t know how to get out. He […]

Is your teen the boss of your emotions?

Every morning I’d wait in the kitchen with nervous anticipation, like hanging on for enough oxygen to take a breath. I was waiting for my son to come down the hall from his room and see his face. That’s all I needed; I could tell. My whole day was dictated by my teenager’s mood. On […]