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!!!”

August is “Don’t Be A Bully” Month!!!

Talk to your kids about Bullying!!! Parents are your kids being bullied or maybe they are the bully???? August 1st Kicks off  National Month of ” Don’t Be a Bully”!! Our kids will be starting back to school and there is so much to worry about. However I do hope you take a few bitsContinue reading “August is “Don’t Be A Bully” Month!!!”

The Battle and the Aftermath……..

**Be advised that this entire blog site may be triggering!! Be advised that this blog site is my personal expression and not intended as any form of professional guidance or opinion. Read this blog with care, understanding and kindness** Do you suffer with days of anxiety, depression or anger, even pain that cannot be medically explained?Continue reading “The Battle and the Aftermath……..”

This cancer eating away at our society……

Ya know, I just don’t get it???~!!! Back in 2009, I was writing my way through healing; it was scary for me to reach out to others who’d been through similar history. I could write it out to myself; I could write it out to my children, but I could not yet verbalize exactly whatContinue reading “This cancer eating away at our society……”

Changing the Trained Behavior and Accpetance of Abuse

People have reached out to congratulate me on an awesome blog site. Love that, I really do. They’ve also stated what a great relief to find a blog that shares the truth and depth of being a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor. This again is wonderful!!! As a survivor who had been drastically trained to accept, liveContinue reading “Changing the Trained Behavior and Accpetance of Abuse”

Know that it is “OK” – Survivors in Strength & Love

  This blog is my rambling about the many emotions and fears I am left with after 32 years in abuse. The sexual abuse as a child and my mother’s neglect is what’s affected me the worst. This has left the deepest impact on my life. Each day I hope to share with you a lookContinue reading “Know that it is “OK” – Survivors in Strength & Love”

“DYSFUNCTION”

Many of us have said at some point in our lives, “I’m suffering from some dysfunction lately.” What does this statement initiate in your thoughts? I can tell you that for the many millions who live as survivors of abuse, or if you are dealing with some type of abuse, this statement carries an entirelyContinue reading ““DYSFUNCTION””

Speaking Out as a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

          Here is one local Illinois woman who has finally found the voice of the child she used to be!!!           Ms. Patricia A. McKnight, is now an Author/Speaker/Advocate & Blog Talk Radio Host for Dreamcatchers for Abused Children, but just TWO YEARS AGO she was a mental wreck. Ms. “Tricia” McKnight is now asking all News Channels andContinue reading “Speaking Out as a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor”

Do We Really Understand What This Means????

   This is a picture of me as a child when the abuse from the man who became my stepfather first occurred. Do you see the innocence shared in this child’s face? Do you see the sparkling young girl who is waiting to bloom? This child died!!!! In the very midst of the Sandusky Trial,Continue reading “Do We Really Understand What This Means????”

June Line Up for Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio

Dreamcatchers For Abused Children Blog Talk Radio June Guests & Special Shows http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers/2012/06/07/child-abuse-and-survival-education-with-patricia-mcknight Please join with me and the amazing team at Dreamcatchers as we welcome this month’s wonderful guests. There are just a couple that we are welcoming back who we had problems with their previous broadcast or there was more to their story. I hope that allContinue reading “June Line Up for Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio”