Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Why I Didn’t Think I Was Being Abused And Why I Stayed

Gaslighting left me confused, without evidence, and spellbound

Photo by Christian Sterk on Unsplash

This piece incorporates reflections of abuse and may be a trigger. Proceed with care.

I thought that real abuse would never become a part of my personal story.

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Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Scarlett Jess Perrodin

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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.