Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

I Can Hardly Find My Inner Child Because I Never Was A Child

My parents had chosen my identity for me

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

“A child that’s being abused by its parents doesn’t stop loving its parents, it stops loving itself.” — Shahida Arabi

I didn’t endure obvious abuse in my early childhood, nothing as overtly tragic as stories I’ve heard. But comparing is just my defense tactic to…

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Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Mental health advocate, anxiety juggler, abuse escape artist, maternal aura. Personal stories. Some hints of humor. A diamond in the rough is still a diamond.