Building Butterfly Dreams …….

What a beautiful journey this has been!!!                               Friends, I am very excited about the upcoming year with all I’ve been trying to put together. The dreams of truly being able to provide some healing, coping, understanding, and other organization/advocate strategies is finally coming to reality!!! This is a huge step forward as I’m oneContinue reading “Building Butterfly Dreams …….”

Exciting News – Welcome to Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery!!!

Friends, Advocates, Organizations, Foundations, Survivors  All are Welcome!!! Today I’d like to make the official announcement of my next step in this journey. Founder; Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery You are invited to visit the new website and check out the information. You will find the ‘Welcome’ page to enlighten on what is happening here. ThereContinue reading “Exciting News – Welcome to Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery!!!”

An orphan in the middle of a family…..

Have you or do you feel like you are the only one alive that acknowledges you ever existed, or that you matter at all? Have you let go of toxic family and those who choose to speak against you as you tell the truth of your life? Do you feel the heavy isolation around you,Continue reading “An orphan in the middle of a family…..”

Encouraging their lives…..

Well, I’m turning fifty soon and I try to recall if I encouraged my children to chase their dreams and their full potential? In my children’s youth I do recall appreciating all the sweet little playtime creations they came up with and shared with me. My son became an excellent artist at a young ageContinue reading “Encouraging their lives…..”

Surviving, living, believing, achieving; Healing from Abuse!!

Posted Nov. 13,2012 It was another restless night of haunting memories and emotions!! Its been awhile since I’ve posted a blog, but there are some things that are rushing around in my head this morning, actually they’ve been swimming around in there since yesterday afternoon. Yesterday, as I was online building the information on the newContinue reading “Surviving, living, believing, achieving; Healing from Abuse!!”

What are we going to do for them???

Mankind has accepted the acts of maintaining our homes through fierce control for decades. We’ve turned away as our sons and daughters are being beaten, molested, raped, sodomized; forced to do unspeakable acts, but even with all that I’ve seen change in the past two years it still is not enough!!! I ask EVERYONE; When willContinue reading “What are we going to do for them???”

Domestic Violence…..Intimate view of the Red Flags and Warning Signs of an Abuser

Do you know the Red Flags and Warning Signs of an abusive partner? How do you view your own self-worth and relationships? This may be triggering for some but it is intended as a upclose and intimate view of Interpersonal Violence and may be the life saving influence for another. Please help pass this informationContinue reading “Domestic Violence…..Intimate view of the Red Flags and Warning Signs of an Abuser”

A Word from Peter Thomas Senese……..

Peter, there is no other way for me to repay you for the kindness and support, for the friendship and respect you have given me. I have been so blessed to have you come into my world. This amazing friendship is much more than I could have ever imagined would exist, but here you areContinue reading “A Word from Peter Thomas Senese……..”

“Get Out Of Your Own Way”….Dedicated to Susan Murphy-Milano….

“Dearest Susan, I can never thank you enough for what you inspired in me.” Believe it or not up until two years ago I had no voice to speak of all the bad I had survived. As I started building my courage on the net, had published my story, and was creating a support groupContinue reading ““Get Out Of Your Own Way”….Dedicated to Susan Murphy-Milano….”

Breese, IL Woman Reaches Out to Dr. Phil!!!

Patricia “Tricia” McKnight is a survivor of her own true horror story and lived that pattern of programmed family violence. She is now an Author/Advocate/Survivor, searching for a way to help her children and grandchildren heal and move forward to be healthy functioning adults; breaking the cycle of trained acceptance of family violence and dysfunction.Continue reading “Breese, IL Woman Reaches Out to Dr. Phil!!!”