I Hear You
Article Written by Eden Strong for Your Tango
Don't believe what he says. Let a survivor tell you what life is really like when it's over.
To the woman who isn't yet free,
You are someone.
I don't care what he tells you or what he tries to make you believe, you are someone. You aren't a failure. You aren't worthless, stupid, a burden, or anything else that he tries to make you believe.
You are amazing, and he knows it. He controls you because he doesn't want you to know that you are better than him. He tears apart every detail of your being because if you could see how amazing you are, he knows you would leave him. He silences you not because you can't live without him, but because he can't live without you. If he allows you to think for yourself, he knows you will realize that you deserve better.
You don't deserve what he is doing to you. Nothing that is going on is your fault and things will not get better because of anything that you can change. I don't even care if you talked back or spoke u