Working It: How Amanda Lovelace Uses Poetry for Healing and Progress
I was emotionally and verbally abused for the first 16 years of my life or so by my father. That’s a hard thing for me to type. It’s an even harder thing for me to say out loud. My instinct is to clarify that I still had a good childhood by most accounts.
"National Alcohol Screening Day was started to help individuals assess their drinking and substance use patterns and get connected to resources for treatment and recovery."
“Hope always seemed like something abstract to me. It was out there, somehow, just maybe not for me. But now I’ve learned that it’s a tangible thing.”
Chad Moses recounts his "summer" on the road and shares some of the stories he carried with him.
"If we all spoke out, maybe we could make a difference. Maybe at least we would all stop feeling so alone."
"You’re going to learn what to hold on to and that it’s okay to let go of some things. And some people."
"I had convicted myself for the crime of being a woman, for being vulnerable, for letting someone break me, and now I was serving my time."
"You become someone who has a before and after. You become someone who has been unmistakably altered."
This month we're looking back on 2015 and sharing the most popular blog posts from this year.
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"I was scared to be honest about where I had been, so I smiled and continued on as if nothing had happened."
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