From Surviving to Thriving: How I Healed After an Abusive Relationship

Aymes Sarah
6 min readJan 9, 2020

Tips on discarding your emotional baggage from a survivor

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Eight years ago, I was an emotional wreck. The man I was engaged to had become mentally abusive to me, physically abusive to our dog, and manipulative to his rotten core.

He had Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from war and I always made excuses for him. I felt I…

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Aymes Sarah

Aymes is a freelance writer, social media manager, and published author. She co-owns a site ( www.personalsafetyschool.com ) with safety guide and tips!