Category Archives for "Abuse"

Understanding the Fundamentals of Depression

Understanding the Fundamentals of Depression

Contemporary society is one where we are constantly bombarded by endless advertisements- conventional and digital alike- persuading us to purchase things we don’t really need; convincing us that we are not enough. We are often shown images of what society deems to be attractive or admirable causing those who don’t fit that image to feel […]

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RECOVERING FROM ABUSE

RECOVERING FROM ABUSE

Hello! My name is Catherine Keith and I am 21 years of age. I come from a mix parentage of Madang & Morobe Provinces of Papua New Guinea. I am the eldest of (3) three girls. My second born sister is 19 years old while our youngest is 12 years old. This is how I […]

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THE MAN WHO STABBED MY DAD

THE MAN WHO STABBED MY DAD

Heading sounds incredible, doesn’t it? Then listen to this, we ourselves paid him to do so (stabbing)!! Well a painful story can be eulogized very easily; I’ve learnt it through my journey of 19 long years! (Maybe not that long perhaps!). Well my dad was diagnosed with Cholangio carcinoma (guessed it right, cancer), last year […]

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Dealing with Peer Pressure & A Disibility

Growing up with a disability was a challenge. Most of my childhood life, the only other people with a disability around me was my three siblings. My neighbourhood friends and school friends were not like me. I stood out; that’s difficult to do when you are shy and lack self confidence! I didn’t feel pressure […]

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Running With Wolves

Running With The Wolves As A Child

For the first time in my life and at age 52, I am fortunate enough to own a pet. Her name is Keiki and she is a very sweet Dalmatian. Recently, I was sick with the flu and was bed-ridden for a couple of days. Keiki stayed by my side the entire time. Even when […]

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Recovery For Survivors Of Abuse

Recovery For Survivors of Abuse

The subject of recovery for survivors of abuse is not often talked about. What happens after you leave? How to you go about rebuilding a normal life after divorcing an abusive husband? For anyone who has left an abusive relationship, the following article offers help and guidance to make the transition a little easier. I’m […]

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WE ALL ARE PRECIOUS

WE ALL ARE PRECIOUS

Just like you and everyone else, I too have had many phases in my life. There was this phase of innocence where I actually believed in the story that God made me and summoned two angels called parents to guard me. I then thought of my Father as an angel with hairy hands and chest. […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

8 Signs Your Child Has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Sometimes there are problems with our loved ones and especially our young ones but we are unable to identify the problems.   Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious mental disorder. This condition is characterized by complications in regulating emotion. This mental disorder is marked by a pattern of instability in moods which leads to […]

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5ways to recover from abuse

5 Steps To RECOVER FROM ABUSE

‘’Abuse’’ means an act of cruelty or violence . Whether it is a public place , home or a working place ‘ Abuse’ should be intolerable in a civilized society but still there are instances where people face different forms of abuse whether it is a sexual ,emotional or even a physical the thing is […]

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A Piece Of The Pie

At a very young age, it was obvious to me that I was different from other children. Girls came to school in pretty dresses with ribbons in their hair. I came to school in the same two outfits my mom made for me on the sewing machine. My looks made me feel uncomfortable because I […]

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Recover From Abuse

Help Yourself Recover from Abuse

One does not necessarily have to be physically beaten to be abused. Unfortunately, abuse has many forms, it can be physical but it can also be emotional. It is very important to realize that both are serious, dangerous, and can affect the abused person negatively. Additionally, most people have suffered from an abusive relationship in […]

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