Nov. 15, 2021

Not Intended to be Used... (Connie J...)

...for Manipulation...

- sex

- children

- love

- emotional needs

- being true to yourself

- spiritual beliefs

...and the list goes on. Have you ever been manipulated by any of these?

I grew up hearing about the control certain other countries have over their citizens. I didn't realize it was going on in my own home, until I was much older.

I didn't know exactly what was wrong; but I always felt left out of some "inside joke" by many of my parent's "friends". I know, now, Domestic Violence just wasn't discussed back then. But I still feel a sense of anger for those that knew, and didn't help me, as a child.

My Grandma, and my childhood best friend's family are NOT a part of that. They were ALWAYS there for me; and I felt welcomed there any time I needed to be away from my house.

By the way, any anger I feel is now utilized as a tool to battle Domestic Violence, whenever I can. "The pen IS mightier than the sword." (Edward Bulwer-Lytton - 1839)

Have a good day, and be safe... #ENDtheSILENCEofVIOLENCE ****** #EtSoV #beaware #listen #ibelieveyou #doyouhear

*October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please share this post, no matter what month it is, to help get the word out. The Victim has to make the choice - but, "What If..." they read something you sent them, and it just "clicks"?

*I share a "What If..." post on the first Monday, of every month, and I would love the opportunity to share YOUR "what ifs". Please send your "What If..." ideas to Connie J... -; or through Ozer, at the website or email, 

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