“Aliee you are so strong.” “How do you do it?” “I wouldn’t be able to survive like you have.” Are these compliments? I have no doubt that was the intention but unfortunately all the loving supportive words did was push me deeper into myself. Gotta keep that face on, the one of a “strong woman.” Read More
“Cheers to good health!” I honestly don’t know if there’s anything more I was DYING to gloat about (sans my kids of course!) than my move to Scotland. Just thinking about it, while at home base in Northern California, has me missing my second home.
I’ve found the courage to write my truth, my experience, my trauma, and the betrayal by two of the most important people in my life. I hope my vulnerability helps you feel even a little less alone. I hope you feel less invalidated, and more importantly, less humiliated because their actions are not your responsibility.Read More