It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. -Lena Horne
As I reflect over the challenges that I have encountered in my adult life I realize that perspective goes a long way. The above quote says so much in such a short sentence.
You see I am a Domestic Abuse SURVIVOR. During the time that I stayed with my abuser I gathered a lot of baggage and responsibilities that I should not have taken on. I felt weak