Introduction

Hi there! My name is Angie, and I was in an emotionally abusive marriage. To be more specific, I suffered narcissistic abuse.  I was married for almost five years to my abuser, and shame kept me there until the discard. I am now sharing my story because the story needs to be told to raise awareness on the topic of … Continue reading Introduction

Toxic People: Not My Clown, Not My Circus

Things are certainly different on the other side of abuse and healing from said abuse. You get stronger and wiser each and every day during the healing process and years after.  You learn to recognize "them".  You know, those people...the abusers, social media trolls and other toxic people of the world.  You also learn how … Continue reading Toxic People: Not My Clown, Not My Circus

Right Out of A Lifetime Movie: Flashback Sunday

I am sitting here on a beautiful yet cold Sunday afternoon watching a movie, "Newlywed and Dead" on Lifetime. In one scene, the wife of the villain tracks down her husband's ex-girlfriend and oh boy. The ex-girlfriend answers the door walking with a cane and invites the villain's wife into her apartment. She began to … Continue reading Right Out of A Lifetime Movie: Flashback Sunday

How Abuse Has Affected My Life: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Let's start with the good news.  I have overcome many obstacles and persevered.  I am now a happier person and stronger than ever.  I realized I have nothing to be ashamed of. The shame belongs to the sexual predator who decided to sachet next door to assault me.  The shame belongs to my abusive ex-husband … Continue reading How Abuse Has Affected My Life: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly