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Her Lies Kept Her Trapped in Trauma

Telling yourself lies only makes it worse

Lying to Yourself, Trauma Recovery, Victim Shaming, Narcissitic Abuse
Photo by Oleg Mansin

Prevarication. It’s such a lovely word. It trips and rolls off the tongue. Four syllables rolled together into one. A lovely word for such an ugly meaning - a lie. There are many types of lies. We all are guilty of each kind in one way or another. There are intentional lies told as in “I did not have sex with that woman.” These are…

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Jennifer Cross

Jennifer Cross

Published author writing to inspire others to find the best in themselves and heal the parts that are broken.

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