What do you need? This is by far one difficult question that I cannot seem to answer on the fly. Lately, I was asked this question and literally froze. I was not prepared and although I wish that I was asked this often, I didn't know what to say. It left me pondering for some … Continue reading What do you Need?
Middle child syndrome is real. I have the experience to prove it. I have always been a mediator in my family. But when it came to facing the issues that I needed to deal with, I found it emotionally traumatizing to face them. I was stuck. No one in my family taught me a healthy … Continue reading How Therapy Taught Me How Boundaries are Crucial to my Mental Health Guest Blogger: Margo Gabriel
Regina Boykin is the Founder and CEO of S.W.A.N.S., Inc. established in March of 2016. S.W.A.N.S. ’s mission is to build a solid foundation to ensure growth in all areas for female adolescents between the ages of 16 and 19. Overcoming personal trials which included mental, physical and verbal abuse, Regina has decided to turn her misfortunes into a positive vehicle to assist others in similar situations. She Wants A New Start originated as a … Continue reading Am I Enough – Guest Blogger Regina Boykin
Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him... There Was You! Please note: throughout this blog entry I use "him" interchangeably. What attracted him to you was your strong sense of yourself. It included all of the things you once admired about yourself so deeply... You know...The simple things that required no effort or second thought … Continue reading Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him… There Was You!- Guest Blogger Candace Belin
Nothing about this relationship is worth having, but for some reason it's been hard to leave. In this relationship I feel useless, overlooked, and insecure. I am constantly walking with trembling legs because I never know what is coming next. This relationship has been abusive mentally and emotionally. I have never in my life felt … Continue reading I’m Ending My Relationship
I am sure we all have some experiences of being involved in toxic relationships that were difficult to get rid of. Not by force, but because we actually LOVED those relationships. I know it may sound crazy to love something that is not good for you -the truth is we do it every day. From … Continue reading Toxic Relationships That We Love