First, some good news--my daughter is graduating from high school this week! No in-person ceremony but she gets to drive up and pick up her diploma and we will have some cake at home while we watch the broadcast on TV. She seems to be doing very well, we're getting along OK, she is continuing to make good choices in life from what I can see. What a blessing!
She and I are both really into classical music--I was her flute teacher until a couple years ago. She and I recorded this piece to post as a reaction to all the turmoil and ugliness that is coming to the surface in the world lately. But I wanted to share it here because this piece is one that really expressed how I felt after her disclosure. In those first months the only music I could listen to was music that expressed the ugliness that I was suddenly living in. https://youtu.be/ifKm5wPhRsA
My husband and i just found out that my bonus daughters stepdad has been milesting her for 5 years.. and her mom knew..how can she live with herself??????
Just found this support group today and joined. My daughter and I are domestic violence survivors. We left him (my ex husband and her biological father) on March 5 of 2012. It wasn't until 2014 (age 8) that she revealed to her therapist that he was sexually abusing her on a regular basis that started around the age of 3 and persisted up to the age of 6 (when we left).It's been a long and...