All Of Our Scars Will Fade

Those things did happen to us, and they will never leave us—we were still betrayed and bullied, hurt and left behind—but they are not what stands out about us.

I Finally Found The Strength To Let Go

last summer my mom gave me the gift of a Giving Key. Each one has a word on it, and when you feel you have accomplished this mantra, you pass the key along. My necklace read “Let go.”

To The One Who Emotionally Abused Me

I’ve had to overwrite every situation in which I’ve been hardwired to feel anxiety. Because of your game, I’ve had to relearn how to live my life.

What It Means To Be A Lady

For a while, I felt like two people: the perfect young lady, and me. After a while, I didn’t even want to be both.