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A Survivor’s Prayer

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - Our Father Our Father Who art in Heaven Our Father Who art in Heaven And provides a blistering Hell Hallowed be thy name Father, Daddy, Dad Father who art in Heaven Pardon et moi Our Father Loathing you Screaming through Your sky until my Hoarse voice Offends the Seraphim (They never liked me anyway) Hail […]The post A Survivor’s Prayer appeared first on The Relationship Blogger.

A (Slightly Irreverant) Poly Glossary

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - AFOG =Another F’ing Opportunity for Growth  (the key phrase when something challenges you or your feelings/expectations/etc. and you need to process and grow from the experience), usually said with wry humor Communication/ing-what you think you’ve done enough of, and then do some more Direct Communication-asking directly and clearly for your needs/desires to be met…it avoids the […]The post A (Slightly Irreverant) Poly Glossary appeared first on The Relationship Blogger.

Rag Time

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - It happened in fifth grade. I was sitting at my desk and had a crawling sensation between my thighs. I’d been waiting for my period to arrive. Phantom cramps, tender breasts and teasing by peers let me know the mark of womanhood was on it’s way. This story isn’t going to go the way you […]
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When Your Children Trigger Past Trauma: A Surprise Parenting Peril

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - I’m triggered by my children. I know that they’re just being normal kids, but I feel unheard and invisible when they don’t listen or pay attention to what I say to them, and this brings deeply traumatic memories to the surface. This causes me to lose my patience and take it out on my unsuspecting […]
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Editor’s Update: Quarterly Syndication Bonuses for Oct-Dec 2017 are Happening!

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - Dear Artists, We are happy to say that syndication began last quarter. If your work has been syndicated, you will receive an email with instructions on how to invoice for your opt-in quarterly bonus (Oct-Dec 2017). If you do not receive instructions, there is still a chance your work will be picked up on our […]
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silence

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - never did the sound of silence make me so afraid until the day all the noise went away it stole the light and my breath and left me broken into jagged pieces that wouldn’t reconnect as my strength faded and my life force flowed from me and my vision grew blurry but i would swear […]
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Treasure (A Love Letter to an Abused Child from the Sparkliest Star in the Sky)

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - Beautiful child, I am way up here, dancing with the moon, looking down, seeing everything. I see cars, cats, and candy canes. And I see you. A treasure. You know all the beautiful stuff in movies about magic, rainbows, and sparkling jewels? That’s what you look like to me. I know this may surprise you, […]
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I Thought I Was a Feminist

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - I thought I was a feminist Who just loved tall women Like you Tall as father Later Towered over me I thought I was a feminist But I longed for you After you left me in coffee shops, Turned tables in restaurants, And held me down to grope With war hands. I thought I was […]
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“I Am Being Abused By My Own Son”

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - My name is Haven.  I help people who have survived traumas heal through writing. Recently a woman who I have been coaching opened up to me about what she is going through. She was inspired to write an “open letter” to the public. She asked me to publish this for her as she fears repercussions. […]
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My Abuser Became Even More Dangerous After I Got Away

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https://therelationshipblogger.com -  It had been 3 years or so since I disappeared from the home I shared with my abuser when an old roommate contacted me via social media to ask me if I had heard. “Heard what?” “About the news in ——-.” “No. What?”, I asked, and quickly, I wished I hadn’t.  My heart fell with […]
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How Getting Poor Sleep Can Affect Your Health

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - We’ve all gone through the fatigue, lack of focus and short temper that comes after a rough night. Most of my patients even feel irritable and tired during the day. But it won’t harm your health. Well, at least not yet! However, after many sleepless nights, your mental effects start becoming a bit more serious. […]
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remains

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - i hate the metallic aftertaste when i swallow my emotions the feeling of hot blades in my throat scorching and slicing from the inside i never planned to be victimized or to have to disguise the remains of your rage on my face or how to smile through the lies who can i run to, […]
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The Burden of Being Your Daughter

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - Your marks are imprinted on my skin and coded into each of my cells like a cage made of DNA – destined to pass to my own progeny. I carry the rage of generations but dam the spread of it with my bones – like a salmon who swims upstream yet refuses to lay eggs […]
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3 Tips for Personal Sharing Online

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https://therelationshipblogger.com - Facebook and forums are great places to share your experiences and get perspectives on relationship, family and personal issues.  Sometimes you get advice, which can be good or bad, and sometimes you receive support.  Often, just getting it out is helpful.  Knowing you are not alone can be beneficial to the soul. I live far […]
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