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Removing Chains Blogs

Updates about Removing Chains survivor support site, news and guest blogs relating to our focus areas of child abuse, child trafficking or bullying.

Posts tagged 'Trauma'

Forgiveness After Abuse: A Moving Target

All That Sparkles
Category: General


Someone recently asked me if I believe in forgiveness for those that have abused me or others. I write about abuse frequently enough that this is a question I am familiar with. It’s also one that has no easy or quick answer but I will try and tackle it here.


Trauma  Forgiveness  Abuse


Live Out Loud

All That Sparkles
Category: General

 Live Out Loud

Let’s say you’re reading this because you have survived child abuse, human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault or any combination of trauma. You pulled yourself through the mud, through the fire, and are left standing with mental and emotional health issues that are unfair and staggering. Maybe you’re still in the middle of surviving it and looking for a way out and wanting to know what comes next.

Sometimes it’s hard to see past all of it and find the hope to go forward. After all, you’ve survived so much already. Nobody would blame you for wondering… so now what?


Trauma  PTSD  Mental Health  Hope  Healing  Domestic Violence  Depression  Anxiety