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They Built the Bridge

October 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

I was never one to defend myself. Never one to set strong boundaries, or to teach people how to treat me. I was always not only willing to take other people’s abuse, but I [...]

Meet ACE, My First Abusive Boyfriend

February 4, 2018 // 3 Comments

CN: sexual assault, rape abuse One of the hardest experiences in my life has been enduring and getting out of an eight year long, emotionally abusive relationship. It’s an [...]

Living With Passive Suicidal Ideation

September 25, 2017 // 5 Comments

A quick content note: the following contains frank discussions of trauma, mental illness, and suicidal ideation. During suicide prevention month, especially in the wake of [...]

Quieting The Ghosts: A Survivor’s Tale

January 6, 2015 // 2 Comments

Sarafina Bianco is an abuse survivor turned author and advocate. The House on Sunset, her memoir, was released in October. She lives in St. Louis with her husband and three [...]
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