May We Dance Upon Their Graves

Incest Survivors, Spirituality and Ceremonies of Justice – the story of a woman living a rich, fulfilling life while waiting to dance on her sociopath father's grave.

The Scars to Prove It


In therapy today I talked about how I’m still trying to integrate the scars I saw into my body image. It’s not like it’s a big change, I realize. I … Continue reading

July 28, 2009 · 5 Comments

Mothering her


I was reading Faith Allen’s excellent blog , specifically a post where she was responding to another person with dissociative identity disorder. She talked about self-nurturing, visualizing wrapping the younger self … Continue reading

July 27, 2009 · 4 Comments

Filling a space


Last night I was reading in bed waiting for my wife to (finally) stop messing around on the computer and come to bed.  The book I was reading was on … Continue reading

July 24, 2009 · 3 Comments

One foot in front of the other


I went and looked up the name of a lawyer I want to talk to about pressuring my dad into confessing. I want to have a confession or something like … Continue reading

July 22, 2009 · 6 Comments

Good resource on myths around child sexual assault


http://www.leadershipcouncil.org/1/res/csa_myths.html I’m also adding this to my Links  page.

July 13, 2009 · 4 Comments

In the wake of proof


Knowing I have scar tissue has changed my life I think. It’s like an incontrovertable validation of what I’ve been saying all along. No longer can I doubt or go … Continue reading

July 11, 2009 · 14 Comments

Warrior Victorious in Pap Test


So the gyne visit went about as well as it could possibly go, and better than I could have envisioned. The nurse-practitioner I saw was very experienced and nice and … Continue reading

July 8, 2009 · 17 Comments

The day before the pap


Yesterday I saw my therapist and we talked about the pap test appointment tomorrow. What’s different about this appointment is: 1) the medical professional will know I’m a survivor. 2) … Continue reading

July 7, 2009 · 5 Comments

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