This week on Neshamas, many of our writers overcame abusive childhoods.
In a heartbreaking piece called My Abuser Will Walk Me Down The Aisle, a young woman is devastated to be given away at her wedding by her abusive father.
In With These Four Words, a Neshama realizes that the bipolar disorder she thought she’d been struggling with may actually have been a reaction to the emotional abuse that she experienced as a child.
And, in Balancing Act, a woman feels out of place in both the Orthodox and the less observant worlds.
Find these and other stories by our anonymous writers on Neshamas.