When I speak about how I overcame the mental anguish, I have experienced and still deal with frequently, if not daily, to become a good mom, wife, and business owner, my answer is this: Perseverance and the idea that giving up is not an option. Just because my abuser is still in my life does not mean he has won, nor does he have any power over me.
"I remember it like it was yesterday — it was December and I was being evicted from my tiny apartment, I had been fired from my job, and I was headed home for Christmas with $5 in my bank account and no plans for the future."
"I loved the idea of focusing on feelings instead of things and how keeping my thoughts positive would attract more great things into my life. It is all about feeling joyful and enjoying life to the fullest every single day. Harder than it sounds but I was committed."
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