It takes resourcefulness to live with domestic abuse. It takes strength to escape. And, it takes courage to heal. Survivors have all three in abundance.
For survivors of domestic abuse, recovery it is a continual process. We have to work hard at it – every day. But, as survivors, we are well equipped to dig out of the avalanche.
“Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” (Tori Amos)
You are resourceful, strong, and courageous. And, all those qualities will help you to heal.
Which qualities do you believe we need most when seeking to heal from abuse? What tips do you have for others on the journey to recovery?
ALSO SEE: How abusers attract and control their mate, in How to recognise the Lesser Speckled Abuser.
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