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I don't know if people usually respond to blogs but moved to respond to yours. I am so sorry for you that your family don't recognise your talents, strength, achievements. Mine don't either, although they say they do in the right company. Like you I was blamed for abuse when I was young, and left to fend off my brother for the next 12 years on my own. I did what you did and are going to do - spent time in psych wards, pulled myself together, moved thousands of miles away, and now live in a different country altogether. Its better, but I still feel like the fat, rebellious, pathetic creature th
Hi, this is the first time I've gone all they way through to getting onto a website for support though wanted to for a long time..years of being silent are very hard to break the habit of so feeling a little scared for doing so. I am currently in trauma therapy and after 30 years finally have a therapist who is amazing (after many lost causes), and because she is the first I've ever been able to trust, I am finally getting to face the events of my life with the objective of healing, but it's a scary, horrible, traumatic, lonely place and just needing to be with others who understand.