Emotional abuse is not only much harder to detect than physical abuse, but it can be just as damaging. In fact, I don’t have a single female friend who hasn’t endured an emotionally abusive relationship at some point in their life. It’s almost like a sick rite of passage.
Tears streamed down my cheeks as I witnessed the on-screen magic of Disney-Pixar’s “Soul” (2020). “I’m just afraid that if I died today my life would have amounted to nothing,” said Joe, the protagonist.
Obtaining a job you’re good at, is fulfilling, and pays a just salary is almost an unattainable dream, particularly for millennials. And if we aren’t lucky enough to have achieved such a feat, the pressure to do so keeps us moving forward.
It was April 1st, 1999. I’d just received my first paper journal for my 5th birthday.