The Excuses Of Not Talking About Abuse……Because PART TWO

Part Two

WELL CALL ME CRAZY

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To Continue the conversation started in post yesterday……THE EXCUSES OF NOT TALKING ABOUT ABUSE…..BECAUSE let’s keep on talking.

We don’t talk about abuse as much as we should…..Because

  • Because nobody else is talking about it and I’ll feel like the only one
  • Because I don’t want anyone else to know my dirty secret
  • Because I didn’t think about talking about it until now
  • Because I am afraid
  • Because I don’t want to get low
  • Because it’s overwhelming….. there’s too much and if I start talking will I ever stop talking?
  • Because I want to still be me and not a victim
  • Because I don’t want people feeling sorry for me
  • Because I don’t want my batterer or abuser to win by letting it affect my life now
  • Because I’ve moved on and don’t want to go back
  • Because I don’t want counseling…..only weak people need counseling
  • Because I…

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The Excuses Of Not Talking About Abuse…..Because PART ONE

Let’s Stop The Excuses and Break The Silence

WELL CALL ME CRAZY

If we aren’t alone…..if staggering statistics clearly show that abuse is a worldwide problem that does not discriminate……affecting people of all races, gender, financial status, religion, sexual orientation, background, etc……then why don’t we talk about it more. Well…..Because

  • Because it’s difficult
  • Because of the repercussions
  • Because of what other people will think of us
  • Because I don’t want to hurt anybody
  • Because no-one will believe me
  • Because there is nothing they can do about it
  • Because I’m an adult now…..so i have moved on
  • Because I’m trying to forget it happened
  • Because it’s not a big deal…..I got over it
  • Because it happened a long time ago
  • Because the family would be torn apart
  • Because they will think I am crazy
  • Because I don’t want to be a burden
  • Because I will called a liar and labelled mentally ill
  • Because I feel embarrassed
  • Because I feel ashamed
  • Because it would…

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