Kathy Parker

Writer. Poet. Survivor. Warrior. Word Alchemist. Kathy Parker is a lover of beautiful words and wide open spaces; a wild heart, passionate soul and gentle spirit. She is a survivor of abuse, a sufferer of Complex-PTSD. Her greatest desire is to see all women empowered with the truth of their glorious worth. She is a contributor for The Mighty, Thought Catalog, Truth Code, Lessons Learned In Life and The Minds Journal and also has writing published at Huffington Post Australia and Elephant Journal. The Unravelled Heart, a profoundly true reflection on trauma, abuse, love, loss and healing, now available worldwide on Amazon he Unravelled Heart

And This Is How We Heal

This, too, is how we heal; forward, then back again. Such is the ebb and flow of our existence.

She Might Be Beautiful, But She Will Never Compare To You

Dear woman, you forget. You forget she may be all those things. But she isn’t you.

I Beg of You Not to Love Me

And you, with lips that bleed with the sacrifice of your heart. I beg of you not to love me.

When What Comes to Break Us, Actually Saves Us

He tore in like a hurricane and ripped everything from you - your heart, your worth, your confidence, your hope.

How Our Hearts Are Changed By Betrayal

There is little else that shatters a heart as much as the pain of betrayal. It tears you open, rips your heart out of your chest.

It Wasn’t Your Fault

It wasn’t your fault you weren't protected from getting hurt when you were younger.

Today, I Need To Talk About My Depression

It's difficult on days like this when I feel so stable, so balanced, to imagine I can be anything other than this.

The Path Of The Survivor

You know the way, you have walked it before. It is your path. And these are your pieces. They belong to you.

Foolish Girl, You Are Not Foolish At All

Foolish girl, you turn away from the world because you believe you are defined by your past

To The Man Who Loves The Woman Who Has Been To Hell And Back

Men who are strong, brave, resilient, determined, loyal, and willing to love at a high cost because you understand the worth of the woman you hold in your arms.

I No Longer Need You

And when it occurred to me that I No Longer Need You. I thought it would be painful, letting you go.

How to Love a Woman Who Has Been To Hell & Back

The woman who has been to hell and back is not easy to love... Many have tried. Most have failed.