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    This is How a Narcissist Can Wreck Your Heart

    I'm a smart, strong and independent girl, so I never imagined myself being tangled in a web of deception like the one that he weaved. He manipulated everything in my world. He deceptively took over every aspect of my life turning me into someone who I no longer recognized. I didn't think much of him […] More

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    The "lucky" ones

    Growing up in a small, prestigious town, I was sheltered. I never endured true hardship. I never saw the ugly side of society. I didn’t know what it was like to want something that you can’t have. I had goals and aspirations far beyond reach for many people, but to me they were obtainable. I […] More

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    One day I will be strong enough

    I’ve never thought of myself as a weak individual. I grew up in a family of boys who taught new me that if you can’t keep up, you’re going to get left behind. So I kept up. I ran with the wolf pack. I held my own and learned early on that there’s no crying […] More