Abuse Survivors and the Desire to Be Loved

Abuse Survivors and the Desire to Be Loved

Growing up abused as a child distorted the true definition of love. Instead of seeking the comfort and protection of a man, I looked instead for validation, someone who could fill this void in my heart. But because we associate pain with love, we inadvertently...
The Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Fable

The Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Fable

I LOVE football. And that may be an understatement. Since I was a child, I loved watching the games and I particularly loved watching my mom play outside with the neighborhood boys. She played quarterback, receiver, corner, etc. and always held her own. It was the...