And realized that sexual double standards hurt everyone

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One year of inner work in solitude bought my freedom.

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Building the wrong thing faster doesn’t help.

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A woman with short hair smiles confidently while sitting on a couch.
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I use creativity to process trauma; it’s working.

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As we heal ourselves, we heal the world.

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2. 12 Powerful Ways to Love Yourself After Narcissistic Abuse


Move from surviving to thriving with expert advice.

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Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes inspires me to unravel layers of domestication.

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by Allison Crady

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Abuse experts helped me find roses in my recovery journey after a lifetime of abuse.

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Allison Crady

❤️ Writing on psychology, feminism, and relationships. Words in: The Ascent, Better Advice, Fearless She Wrote, CYMCYL, An Injustice, and The Virago. (she/her)

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