SICK….

I think it started with the nightmares, but I honestly don’t know. For me personally, the times it has happened, it has creeped up slowly and I don’t see it coming. Apart from the last time. The worst time, when I kind of knew it was happening but couldn’t sop it. Now…now I believe I…

You can’t keep him….

  I want to tell you about a man I grew up with… My heart is suddenly racing in my chest. I have had many anxiety attacks in my life, but this is different. I feel like I can’t breathe, and I swear to god I am going to be sick right here right now….

Define…Neglect

  I presented a case to a social worker in a meeting. A case I have presented countless times. But before I go any further, let’s do a little role play….let me present the case to you…a brief overview as you will….and you pretend that you have to decide what to do with the case….

Love Supreme and me….

I have not written in a while. I have been busy and a little overwhelmed. There has been lots going on some negative, mostly positive. I was starting to feel like I had lost myself a little, so I stopped blogging for a few weeks and made the decision not to blog again until it…

The gang girl and her last battle….

She came to my room, opened the door without looking at me, mumbled something and then closed it again. I looked up from my computer and watched her walk back out of the unit through the glass in my door. The day had come. Boom. Just like that. I took a deep breath and closed…

Families United

In this world there are people that talk about making a change and there are people that make the change. In Dover there are a group of people who are making the change. Families United are making sure that people understand the impact of gangs and what it is doing to our children. And they…

Sex work, sex slavery, and the minefield in between. 

Todays guest blogger is someone who, when they speak, you can’t help but stop every thought in your head and just listen. I had the honor of sharing the stage with this person once and I can honestly say it was a breath of fresh air to stand shoulder to shoulder with someone was not afraid…

Gangs 0 – Crazy lady 1

There was once a baby boy who was born into not just poverty but also abuse. By the age of 5 he was so badly neglected and abused he was taken away from his birth mother and placed for adoption. A family found him, fell in love, and made him their son. Some may say…

Permission not granted. Part 2

TRIGGER WARNING. Graphic account of rape and sexual violence. Trigger warning. Big old trigger warning. This blog has a graphic account of rape and sexual violence. The amazing women who has written this blog though long and hard about if she wanted to write part two. She decided she wanted to. Her choice. Just as…