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mrsakhodgson. • #10YEARCHALLENGE • *******DV trigger warning*******
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#10YEARCHALLENGE • *******DV trigger warning******* I have been watching others post these and when I thought back to 2009 it just messed with my head. In 2009 I thought it was ok to “stand by your man” if he was abusive. He just needed support, he would change. In 2009 I got married to a man who left me at midnight on New Year’s Eve 3 months later because I hadn’t “fixed him”. In 2010 (a few hours later) I took him back because I was humiliated that the wedding my parents had paid for and the expensive honeymoon had been for a man who had beaten me and then left me too many times to mention that year and I should’ve known not to marry him. In 2009 I was so scared of being left “on the shelf” after a string of abusive relationships I settled for a man who was just infatuated with me. Not quite Penn Badgley level but getting up there. In 2009 I didn’t agree with divorce. I would NEVER have left him. He would’ve killed me first. He came close once. I remember being choked and having thumbs pressed into my cheek bones and being scared he was too close to my eye sockets. You know what we did the next day, went on holiday to see my sister. In 2009 I wouldn’t have told anyone what he was being like with me. My work colleague probably had the most clue as she sat next to me every day and witnessed the toxicity. In 2009 I was the person who would a year later collapse in a heap when he told me he’d moved out while I was at work. I didn’t see it then but I remember that same colleague telling me he’d done me the biggest favour of my life, and done what I could never do. When I met up with him a month later to close bank accounts, he told me he’d have moved back the next day had I asked him to but refused to go to counselling to prevent hitting me again. It had all been about control. Another mind game because I’d dared to go back to church to regain some kind of network, he didn’t like me in anything but isolation. Thank goodness in that month the lightbulb had come on. In 2009 I was the person having to leave family events early because something had been said wrong, I was the person hiding in the bathroom hoping (cont. in the comments)

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sealacanthstudios. Purple sea urchin 💜 Since I posted one of my favorite Florida beachco

Purple sea urchin 💜 Since I posted one of my favorite Florida beachcombing finds earlier, I thought I’d post my favorite Cali find! Never seen so many shades of purple in one creature before 😍🐚💜

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miloviceva. If u are lucky enough to live by the sea... You are lucky enough 🌍
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If u are lucky enough to live by the sea... You are lucky enough 🌍 #lucky #lifebythesea #livingbythesea #letstraveltheworld #worldtraveler #travel #travelgram #instatravel #croatia

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your.surf.trip. We ran into @scoopalgarve at the end of the world. So. Good. 🤤🍭

We ran into @scoopalgarve at the end of the world. So. Good. 🤤🍭

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Balance is key ✌🏻✨ . I often find that my sweet spot is a moving target - adapts to change and with balance moves forward because at the end 🌬 ...the best waves to ride come from the roughest seas. 🌊 Risk it 🖤 . . . . . . . . #mondaymotivation #xtcdivecenter #beachday #beach #ocean #scubadiving #scubadiverslife #scuba #beachdayeveryday #bikinilife #swimsuit #beachbabe #wanderlust #swimming #beachbody #tulum #playadelcarmen #beachlife #beachbum #island #islandlife #sun #sunset #caribbean #caribbeanlifestyle #tulum #saltylife #lifebythesea #saltyhair #summerbody #traveler

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Three focuses 3/3. The waltz of the yellow ferries is one of the most characteristic sight of Toulon. They come in and out of the harbor, dictate traffic, and bring motion to the stillness of the Rade. 🌅🌇🏛 #toulonforever #toulon #igerstoulon #igerseurope #igersfrance #igersfrance #bestcitiesofeurope #visiteurope #travelfrance #traveleurope #cieutacoulourado #bestcitiestovisit #toulontourisme #visitprovence #shotz_of_europe #cityscape #bestdestination #dreamdestination #sunrise #dawn #urban #skyscape #fierdusud #discover #skyline #bestcitybreaks #ferries #lifestyle #glamour #lifebythesea

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This coral artwork looks 3 dimensional...It’s even prettier in person!

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Another great start to a summer Wednesday #mereweatherbeach #beachlife #lifebythesea #aussiesummer

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fernieface. My 20 minute commute 🇮🇲

My 20 minute commute 🇮🇲

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There’s something magical about getting lost in the forest 🌿🏕✨

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Come back warm sun, I miss you. #wellingtonweather #lifebythesea #cloudyday

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malcantara.realtor. Love this design! 🌴🛏🌿💎🍃
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todayididitright. Past, present, and future fantasy ✨ Inspiration from @theinsidewoman /

Past, present, and future fantasy ✨ Inspiration from @theinsidewoman // #todayididitright

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parisdonnatella. Those textures though #lowtide #pier #sutton #strandroad #lifebythesea

Those textures though #lowtide #pier #sutton #strandroad #lifebythesea #dublin

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With all of the transformation photos on Instagram and Facebook, I thought I would be doing a disservice to some of you by just showing my before and after photos. 😳⠀ .⠀ The journey I started on December 30, 2014, is still ongoing. It has taken me several years to find WHAT WORKED BEST FOR ME! 🤓⠀ .⠀ It was not easy! I made 2 steps forward and 3 back at times. 😞 Yes I was inconsistent with taking photos of myself to track my progress. It didn't mean I was not consistently showing up and taking 1 workout and 1 meal at a time. 🏋️‍♀️⠀ .⠀ But ya know what? I would never ever trade this journey in for something easier because not only did I LEARN A LOT ABOUT MYSELF, I FOUND OUT WHO I REALLY WAS. 💥⠀ .⠀ If you are ready to start your journey to finding who YOU are then reach out, because I have been there. 👯‍♀️⠀ .⠀ #transformationinprogress #geeklife #transformationinprogress #geeklife #strongmind #fitandhealthy #whatsyourwhy #createthelifeyouwant #youfirst #dogmomlife #nantucket #capecod #marthasvineyard #phillysupportphilly #911dispatcher #publicsafety #islandtime #beliveinyourself #havefuntoday #justplay #beachview #lovewhereilive #winnerscircle #helpingpeople #lifebythesea #followyourpassion #savvybusinessowner #berelentless

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Rutina mañanera que me hace feliz todo el día 🌞 #appreciatethelittlethings #lifebythesea #grateful #morningrituals

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