Enchanted by a illusion

A true story from an anonymous subscriber I never understood why someone would stay in an abusive relationship; it made no sense to me. I knew about abuse, had watched movies about it and read books on it. I would sit there and wonder why and how anyone could stay in a relationship that was […]

Cycle of Abuse

What makes an imperfect relationship different from an abusive one is this cycle of abuse.
The cycle of abuse refers to the continuous and repetition of harmful acts of violence. Think of it as a cycle of a bicycle that keeps on going when it’s peddled. It is a pattern that will happen many times in a relationship.
The image is a summary of the traits of an abusive relationship

Enchanted by the glitter 

Alice was part of the praise and worship team at my church, she was stunning and had the voice of an angel but that is not what attracted me to her. It was her understanding and sympathy. From the day we met, we had a similar background, problems, and visions. We would sit for hours […]

Healthy vs Unhealthy relationships

I am a romantic, I am not afraid to say it. I believe in happily ever after just like in all the fairy tales I grew up reading. Just to clarify I do not believe in perfect relationships but in a love where l am happy and so in my partner. Happiness is defined differently […]

Enchanted at the library

We bonded over our mutual love of books and good coffee. He was different because he liked classics, he was a perfect gentleman always carrying my books, opening the door and pulling the chair out for me. He had a way of making me feel comfortable and he always looked at me as if I was the only girl in the room.