This week's Sunday Scribblings writing prompt is "healing". The past two and half years of my life have been just that... a time for healing. The years prior to that were spent in a destructive relationship that was devastating. The extent of this has become more apparent since John came into my life. How hard it has been to learn trust him... to trust his kindness, his goodness, his motives, even his love. It was even hard to come to the belief that I was capable of maintaining a good relationship, or worthy of being loved.
I believe that psychological abuse causes as much, if not more damage to an individual than physical abuse. In such situations, and especially if one has been involved in multiple abusive relationships, the very core of one's personality and belief system is worn down and torn apart, leaving you to wonder who you really are and if anything is really good or really true.