Posts by Kim Connelly

Kim is a writer, a coach, and a person who has a passion for helping women find their true self and their home within. A coach whose heart is to help women believe in themselves again and realize it isn’t too late to become who you were created to be. You can connect with her at Kimconnelly.com or on Facebook @ItsKimConnelly

Kim Connelly's Website

Breaking the Toxic Cycle: My Family Dysfunction Stops with Me

TRIGGER WARNING: This post references physical abuse and may be triggering to some people.

“Forgive yourself for not knowing better at the time. Forgive yourself for giving away your power. Forgive yourself for past behaviors. Forgive yourself for the survival patterns and traits you picked up while enduring trauma. Forgive yourself for being who you needed to be.” ~Audrey Kitching 

I will never forget, when I was twelve years old, I went to sit on my father’s lap and he told me, “No! You’re too heavy to sit on my lap!” What does an adolescent girl do with a comment …