There Is NOTHING Taboo About Taking Medication To Support Your Mental Health!

I think the title of this blog sums up it’s message in a single sentence, and is is something I have grown to feel quite strongly about. I have been prescribed medications for anxiety/depression/PTSD, for two long term periods over … Read More

My Economical Abuse Presentation For Refuge Uk And Co- Op Bank

The second piece of work I have been given since working with Refuge UK, was a presentation/interview about the effects abuse can have on victims’ credit scores (Economical Abuse), which is unfortunately something I know about all too well! In … Read More

My New Role Working With Domestic Abuse Charity Refuge UK.

I am very happy to announce that as of late 2019, I am now an official media spokesperson for the highly established and respected UK based domestic violence/women’s charity, Refuge UK! They initially contacted me back in 2016 about me … Read More

My Victim Shaming Article For Human Rights Website

In 2016 I frequently wrote articles for the established human rights website/blog touching on matters such as alcohol addiction, domestic violence and mental health. I have recently written another article about the somewhat taboo subject of victim blaming/shaming. I … Read More

My Struggles With Alcoholism As A Coping Mechanism Part 3- No Longer Addicted!

After I was discharged from A&E, I was still too weak to really leave the house, so I took a few days of bed/sofa rest to plan what I was going to do next. I knew that in order to … Read More

My Previous Struggles With Alcohol As A Coping Mechanism Part 2

The more bizarre and nasty my ex partner’s behaviour towards me became, the more exasperated and anxious I became. There would be weeks at a time where he would refuse to meet up with me, yet would still demand I … Read More

My Previous Struggles With Alcohol As A Coping Mechanism Part 1

I have never been ashamed to admit that ever since I enjoyed my first sip of alcohol at the age of 16, I have always had a taste for the drink. Throughout my teens, I didn’t really consider myself to have … Read More

Living With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Part 2

Part 2 of my previous post (Obviously). In this part I will discuss more of the symptoms I and many other people suffer from, and also talk about the backlash I have received from certain people for openly admitting I … Read More

Living With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Part 1

This will probably make more sense to you if you have read my domestic abuse posts, but I am sure most people are familiar with the term PTSD. The most rated definition of it online is: “A condition of persistent mental … Read More

Discussing Toxic Relationships & Domestic Abuse On Sky 203

A few months ago I was asked to be a guest on The Chrissy B Show, which is an evening talk show on Sky channel 203. On the programme they mainly discuss relationship and health related issues, and seemed to … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- A New Beginning Is Beckoning!

I have now been several months complete No Contact with my ex and I feel great! (Not quite “amazing” as I still have flashbacks, strange dreams and anxiety issues). I went to see my doctor as I had been on … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- The Beginning Of The End

Things really deteriorated over the following few months- We were seeing less and less of each other and the only times he would start a conversation via text with me was usually to ask for money or phone top ups … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- A Surreal Few Months Part 2/2

The months that followed after my ex discovered that I had been speaking out about the abuse were the most horrendous of my entire life.  He became convinced that a whole load of people in our industry were talking about … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- A Surreal Few Months Part 1/2

Myself and my ex had a big rift when he found out I had been speaking out about him to my friends and also to his ex girlfriend (The mother of his child who he claims he hates). This caused … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- Physical Abuse

There were many incidents where my ex partner threatened, and carried through with, physical violence, however he is so adamant that it was all done in “self defence” (Yes from a petite female, half his age, who has never in her … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- Financial Abuse

I have had people scrounge money from me in the past, but absolutely nothing compared to the sheer financial exploitation my ex put me through. Right from the start he would make me pay for pretty much everything. I remember … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- Psychological & Emotional Abuse Part 2/2‏

Probably one of the worst incidents that took place during my abusive relationship was when myself and my ex were drinking in Hoxton Square, Shoreditch. I really did have strong feelings for him so naturally I want to look at … Read More

My Domestic Violence Story- Psychological and emotional abuse Part 1/2‏

When a lot of people think of domestic violence they tend to automatically think of physical abuse. However I can sadly say that emotional abuse can be just as painful, a lot of the time even worse. What my ex … Read More

My Domestic Abuse Story- Introduction

Hi everyone I try not to post anything too depressing on this blog- Firstly because in general I don’t take life too seriously, and secondly because I see so much negativity on various other blogs/websites and I want mine to … Read More