Category Archives: Betrayal

End of the Dream for d’Verse

Can’t pick up rocks no more ’cause something’s under there just a-waiting to suck your blood and pull out all your hair.   Can’t trust nuttin’ any more It’s all rotted through The young’uns won’t never know how wishes might … Continue reading

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According to Shengold, “sexual abuse by a parent is more traumatic than by other individuals, due to the level of betrayal involved. In later relationships it is not unusual for survivors to evidence their ambivalence by vacillating between rage and … Continue reading

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