Hello everyone, Buenos Dias, Bon-jour, Nnonu, Welcome! I WAS ONLY 9YRS OLD... He was much older, am going to guess his 20s at least. He cornered me as I was walking home that afternoon. I knew who he was. All the kids on that block of flats knew him. We all thought he was our friend.
At least, I did.
He pushed me into the corn field. I still remember the leaves and ears of corn scratching my skin. That hurt, but not as much as his big hands grabbing my tiny frame. He was a big guy, much bigger than me.
I was only 9yrs old.
I can still smell the fresh grass, and feel his big sweaty frame on my tiny body. He tried to kiss my face and tried to force himself on me, but I mustered all my strength and pushed back as hard as I could against his burly frame! I held my breath and closed my eyes real tight, shaking my head and wishing the moment away. I remember opening my eyes briefly and seeing the sun peering from behind the long sharp green corn leaves, and wondering “why me?” I was so frightened! In the space of a few minutes I wondered what he was doing, what he would do to me. What my parents would say, what every one would say.
Then from a distance I heard footsteps coming towards us, and voices talking... as they drew closer and their voices louder, I opened my eyes and saw him and I swear, that was disappointment I saw flash through his eyes. Or was it something else? I will never know.
And...I never told anyone.
What I did do though over the years, was find a way to not stay in victim-hood. I moved out. And now, I am living in thriving-hood, and loving being able to recover from a traumatic childhood and help others struggling with the same. Today, I work with at-risk youth AND their parents. I specifically help teens manage their negative thought processes, self-destructive mindsets, and the self-loathing that comes from trauma, childhood trauma, so they don’t end up in the painful jaws of suicide.
Have you ever been raped, sexually assaulted, taken advantage of? Or maybe it’s your child. Your teen perhaps? Maybe it’s a friend or family member? Would you like to talk about it? Would you like a listening ear, an open heart and a nonjudgmental voice?
I have a proven method that I use to connect with traumatized teens, and I have helped hundreds of them find their path to healing and thriving again. Let me show them that “broken” is not their final destination. They can, and will rise up. I can help them, like I have helped many other teens. You and your teen can and will find healing again. I know. It’s not simple, it’s not easy. But it’s doable.
NOTHING is impossible.
Holler at your girl. DR. Lulu
The Momatrician and Her Mission
My mission to help create a (youth) suicide-free world by the year 2025. Through my books, webinars, motivational speaking and coaching, I help teens FACECHANGE and ultimately OVERCOME the negative mindset that leads them down this dangerous path, so they can begin to enjoy living again. I also help their parents and family members navigate the seemingly difficult world of parenting a teen, especially one with emotional problems.
I am adding workshops and online courses to my suite, and in 2021, I shall include RETREATS for families with suicide loss.
I am very excited to meet everyone, and can't wait for us to get to know each other!
You can catch me any given Sunday on Facebook during my weekly Live series on my professional page called "Ask Doctor Lulu".