Conflict has been on the rise in the world of AoA lately. The domestic violence witnessed by 11 year old Brother has taken a toll on his mental health. Self- harm has entered the picture, along with school refusal.
Amidst dealing with the emotionally exhausting effects of trauma, I seek moments of “normalcy”. Staying involved with groups and activities helps. There may be two hours of feeling like the trauma doesn’t exist…
I haven’t been writing much lately, as there is still ongoing litigation that has been in motion since August of 2016. The end is nearing, but since the dad fired his 7th or 8th attorney now, scheduling the final trial has stalled.
Fighting for the abuse toward the AoA kids to end, has been a life consuming battle. Just when the light comes at the end of the tunnel, another tunnel appears….