I thought that I had gotten over the abuse because I became so good at suppressing the feelings that came along with it. It took a big health crisis for me to also pay attention to the emotional crisis I had been silently dealing with for 20 years. The Haven Retreat and the continued support from The Younique Foundation helped me to realize that I could live life and not just go through life.
I was not enjoying and recognizing the vast range of emotions that we as human beings are entitled to. I was numb for much of my life. I am the face of 1 in 4. I will do everything in my power to help others find the help they need.