Mitchella O Erayoma
Writing helps me better understand myself and my experiences.
Bonds of Resilience
Maria, a resilient single mother, faced life's challenges head-on. Juggling multiple jobs, she saved diligently, dreaming of a better future for her daughters. Sofia, mature beyond her years, supported her mother and cared for her younger sister, Isabella. With limited resources, Maria transformed their living room into a makeshift classroom, nurturing their minds. Overcoming setbacks, they embraced education and their passions. Years later, Sofia received her college diploma, Isabella cheered beside her with a high school diploma. Tears of pride streamed down Maria's cheeks as they embarked on a new chapter, knowing they could conquer anything together.
A Promise of Love Samantha was an independent, intelligent woman who had always believed in the power of love. She longed for a partner who would support and cherish her, embracing the vows of marriage and building a beautiful life together. When she met Michael, she thought she had found her perfect match.
Marie had always believed that she had a perfect life. She had a successful husband named John, two lovely children, and a luxurious house in the suburbs. But all that came crashing down when she stumbled upon something unsavoury about her husband.
The Art of Deception: Understanding Manipulation and Gaslighting
One of the most fundamental aspects of human interaction is trust. We rely on the people in our lives to be honest with us and act according to their words. When someone says one thing but does another, it can be incredibly confusing and even damaging. Unfortunately, this type of behaviour is all too common. People often say one thing and do another, and when they are confronted about it, they refuse to take responsibility for their actions. This is called manipulation, and when it is combined with an unwillingness to be held accountable, it becomes gaslighting.
Empaths Standing Firm Against The Toxic Cycle
Dealing with a narcissist who has lost you can be a challenging and painful experience. Once they realize they have lost you, expect their desire factor to increase, as they only want what they cannot have. Narcissists have a gaping hole in their souls and take the forbidden fruit effect to a different level. They long for the one that got away and will use hoovering tactics to suck you back into the abusive cycle. However, be prepared in advance to save yourself from pain, drama, and trauma because there is no time limit on the narcissistic hoover. It can be even after a decade.
The Intersection of Forgiveness and Self-Care: Setting Boundaries to Prioritize Your Emotional Health
Forgiveness is a powerful tool that can help us heal from past hurts and move forward with our lives. It is an act of releasing anger, resentment, and bitterness towards someone who has wronged us and freeing ourselves from the emotional burden of holding onto grudges.
Flicker of Hope
She sat on the edge of the cliff, staring out into the endless sea. The wind whipped at her hair, but she did not move. She could not help but wonder what was out there, beyond the horizon. She had always felt trapped in her small town, but now she knew she had to leave. She stood up, took a deep breath, and jumped. As she fell, she felt a sense of freedom and exhilaration wash over her. She had no idea what lay ahead but was ready to find out.