Better by Tamra Wade

Better By Tamra Wade Recently I had a very dear and old friend disclose to me that she is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. I was devastated. I didn’t know it was happening. I grew up with my friend. I knew her family. I spend nights and sometimes weeks...

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Sustained Happiness Is False by Tamra Wade

Sustained Happiness Is False By Tamra Wade I saw it all around me. Everywhere everyone was living happy lives. I saw their lives on television, on social media, and in person. Everyone just seemed to have it all together. I thought I was failing myself, my daughter and those who...

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Recovery by Tamra Wade

Recovery By Tamra Wade May 1992 – Inpatient hospital recovery plan Dear support people – This is a letter to inform you of the work I have done and the help I may need. I have been in the hospital for depression and to work through my alcoholic family members...

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What is Pedophilia?

What is Pedophilia? By Tamra Wade Warning: Contains mature subject matter In light of constant stream of childhood sexual abuse cases in the media, I thought it a good idea to have a conversation about pedophilia. I think that definitions help delineate and bring awareness.    Pedophilia has a public...

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