Your Experience Matters

Today, reflection on the uniqueness of each survivor’s experience. We live in a time when Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) like Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) are researched and better understood. I find this validating of my childhood experiences. It is reassuring, in a strange but confirmatory way, to read a research paper that identifies the physicalContinue reading “Your Experience Matters”

Forgiveness

Today encouragement to forgive yourself. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi Survivors of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) are often encouraged to forgive the perpatrators of their abuse, neglect and traumas endured, often with a promise that when we forgive those who harmedContinue reading “Forgiveness”