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Check out this article about the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomena, including a list of organizations which strongly oppose this sick trend, and have implemented various means of helping women who have been sexually victimized.


Were you raised by a narcissist? Chances are you were if you suffered any form of childhood abuse. The Little Red Survivor website is filled with excellent articles examining the many faces of narcissism.


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Kate Is Rising has an excellent Survivors Resources page which directs you to numerous websites dealing with issues of abuse, healing and recovery. Please bear in mind that the information on these pages may be triggering.



There's lots of good stuff at the Dissociation Blog Showcase, including a list of 180 blogs dealing with some aspect of this disorder. 



On the Overcoming Sexual Abuse site there's an article entitled, "It's Not About You Mom" which I could have written myself. I bet many of my readers could say the same!








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Jan312007 the eye of the beholder

This is how my granddaughter sees me:








This is how I see me:






And this is what I hope others see when they look inside of me:


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we see you as a firey redhead full of determination, wonderful writing abilities, great sense of humor and a real friend who has a lot in common with us that we can share with each other and help each other through.

January 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkeepers

this appears to be an example of evolution. A small beginning, a half way growth into something real then a full wonderful graceful, twirling human being with a crown of silver and jewels. This is the only evolution I'm willing to believe in. You can take that any way you like. :-)

Austin (ready to dance)

February 1, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAustin

i see a beautiful woman, with many interesting facets. i see depth, great insight, and still much untapped resource.

i see a strong woman, with a little girl's enthusiasm still.

i see a faith filled woman who isnt afraid to acknowledge her questions and struggles to God.

i see a friend.

February 1, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkïrstin

kïrstin said it very well. I like her answer, especially the last one. I see a friend.


February 3, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAustin

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