As sceptical as I am, even 'the inner child' deserves a fair chance. Unfortunately, my inner scientist seems to throw up barriers whenever it can... CONTINUE READING
I'm not an inner child kind of person, to put it mildly. Yet today, I spent almost an hour talking about my inner child. And strangely, things kind of made sense... CONTINUE READING
Between his birth in 1928 and his death in 2016, Elie Wiesel was a writer, professor, human rights activist, Nobel Laureate and a Holocaust survivor. To me, he embodies the small percentage of ill-fated people who manages to not only deal with their past, but to constructively employ their life story for the benefit of others...
Tijdens een ingrijpend politieonderzoek naar seksueel misbruik uit mijn jeugd kwam ik terecht bij Slachtofferhulp Nederland. Ik voelde me bang, schuldig en onzeker... LEES VERDER
"Even if you cannot hear my voice, I'll be right beside you dear" [Light up - Snow Patrol] It's been over fifteen years since I last heard your voice, and indeed, you are still right here with me. When I wake up from a nightmare, your face is too close to mine... CONTINUE READING
Today, 14 December, marks the 17th anniversary of the first time I was raped. Anniversaries, for better or worse, are special days, and special days should not go by in silence. If today is your anniversary too, you need to know you are not alone. CONTINUE READING
Anoniem bloggen druist in tegen bijna al mijn overtuigingen, en toch doe ik het. Waarom? Over hoe de last van het geheim weer terugkwam in mijn leven... LEES VERDER