famouslastnight (famouslastnight) wrote in _survivors_,
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- What independence did you lose after surviving abuse?
I lost the ability to be open with people. The freedom of emotion, of sexuality, the freedom of not wondering whos waiting outside my window at night.

- What pieces of independence have you already regained?
A strength I continue to not realize I have. When everything is gone, faith/hope/trust in those who should take care of me, I am left at night with that which I did not know I had. I have become a survivalist.

and this week's bonus question:
- What sort of independence are you working towards now?
relationship growth, not being afraid of being touched or loved. Its hard and im not doing very well at it
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