From the Blog of Tamara: 2btru2you 2btru2you Understanding Guilt Can Help You Eliminate it Posted on May 2, 2016 by Tamara Bess LMFT Guilt is a fairly common experience for victims and survivors of domestic violence and persists through all stages of healing. Before you are able to escape from your abusive relationship, your abuser uses your anxiety … Continue reading Understanding Guilt Can Help You Eliminate it
I just..I am at a loss. Every day...every single day of the week I research about ways to cope with and recover from being raped. I am seeking counseling, I am fighting, I am sharing my story, I am doing everything possible! Nothing, and I mean nothing is helping! I keep searching, reading, looking for … Continue reading How…..How Am I Supposed To Recover?
So...I have a friend who is very, very politically connected. Up until this point, I have not discussed my rape with this friend. I guess I didn't even think about it. I mean, I can't even tell what day it is most day's. It was only a matter of time that this friend would … Continue reading Hoping This Leads To Something
This morning was the walk for a change, the 10th annual walk that Boston Area Rape Crisis Center did to raise awareness about sexual assault, and fundraise so they can continue to offer many free services to sexual assault victims. My sponsor's and I raised $500.00!!! This was my first year participating, and although I … Continue reading Today Was The Walk For A Change With BARCC
Anyone and EVERYONE who follows my blog, comments and or likes my posts! I don't even think you fathom how much that it means to me, and how much I appreciate you.Even if my blog is something that you have not been through, I am trying to not only raise awareness, but heal. So many … Continue reading I Want To Take A Moment To Thank. …
I have had a very hard week. My grandpa died, the funeral was Monday (actually, what we had, you can't call a funeral, but that is not relevant to this blog ), the family is in crisis because of awful things going on, and I still can't cope with my rape. I am a mess … Continue reading Trying To Find The Will To Stay Strong