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Finding Our Power

D.C.M. realizes she has depression when she's in high school and is filled with self-loathing. Two good therapists help her be more kind to herself. (full text)

Psychotherapist Russell Saunders explains how to heal from a parent's abuse or neglect, how to make boundaries with those parents, and what needs to happen before you can forgive them (full text)

The author is abused and bullied, and becomes very angry. Fighting is a good release her -- until she faces arrest. Then she learns self-control. (full text)

The author is sexually trafficked by her parents from ages 12 to 16. After she escapes, she focuses on healing and saving her little sister from the same fate. (full text)