Relationships

Inspired To Do What My Heart Wants

Overprotective parents. 22 and living with parents. Don’t get to go out. Don’t get to meet the love of my life. Pressurized to be the best in studies and not caring about my dreams. I stopped self cutting 3 years ago. Started today because of fight with boyfriend. It was pretty bad. Then I thought…

Stay Strong

How She Was Able To Stay Strong I was 18, fresh out of high school and in my first serious relationship. He was abusive and I was enamored. He cut me off from my friends, and I alienated my family. Things were emotionally, physically, and sexually abusive. I was devastated when he left. I suffered…

single mom with child

Dawson’s Tips for Dealing With Birth Fathers

Being a single mom is one of the most demanding and difficult responsibilities anyone could ever face. Tips for Dealing With Birth Fathers No one can fully understand the pressures and challenges that each single mom faces. In my last blog I spoke of the challenges a single mom faces when it comes to dating with…

Relationship

My best friend, who is a girl, and myself were having difficulties in our relationship. Our parents told us to stop talking because we were getting too close. When we finally were able to talk again, this girl told me we needed to kill the relationship. I didn’t know what this meant or what I…

Bad Break Up and Unhealthy Relationships

My boyfriend of 5 years broke up with me and told me he had a date with some someone via text message. My son who loves him was as crushed as I was, as he felt as if he had lost a father. Through talking to a HopeCoach, we uncovered that I had been in…