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    ***Trigger Warning*** Even though this is a work of fiction… The story depicts domestic violence both physical and mental. Read Part One Back in the present, Elizabeth came back to reality as Valentin began coming up the stairs. He stomped loudly and shouted her name over and over. Oh Lord Help me, the devil is ...
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    ***TRIGGER WARNING*** Domestic Violence and Heavy Language. November 2013   Dear Diary, I am not even sure what is happening right now? I look at myself in the mirror, and I do not recognize who I am? The spirit which was inside of me once has faded. Each day I am terrified of what the new ...
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    April 5, 2018, marked five years since my divorce was final. Lots of things have grown during that time, including the number on my bathroom scale, the gray hairs that adorn my head, and the number of little aches and pains I experience every morning when I roll out of bed. Other areas I’ve grown ...
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    Most of us are familiar with PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder). Many of us relate it to our veterans after a war, but what is not as widely known is that there is another PTSD, non-combat PTSD. Non-combat PTSD happens when someone experiences some type of trauma. “A trauma is a shocking and dangerous event that ...