Let’s revisit this email that Asere sent me.
Up until the last few months, this (his) claim really got under my skin.
Now? Not so much because it’s partly true (I just hadn’t come “out the closet yet”).
*And as for that so called “interdependence” in their circle — No. They are very much codependent on each other, mainly on him for Crystal House and money and he likes it that way.
For those who know the purpose going to a cemetery means as it relates to Oya (although not traditionally/always associated with cemeteries), will understand why Asere Bello telling me that I needed to stay away was problematic.
He (Asere / Awo Ifatade) only ever wanted to dominate, maintain control and instill fear.
Who are we without titles, things we own, people we know, and things we do?
“As our lives unfold, our things embody our sense of self-hood and identity still further, becoming external receptacles for our memories, relationships and travels. ‘My house is not “just a thing,”’ wrote Karen Lollar in 2010. ‘The house is not merely a possession or a structure of unfeeling walls. It is an extension of my physical body and my sense of self that reflects who I was, am, and want to be.’ ” Via https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-26/edition-8/psychology-stuff-and-things
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Recognize the different types of abuse (including the invisible). Ask your Sister’s if they are okay.
Spiritual Abuse, Economic Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Academic Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Abuse Of Power …