Jana Kramer opened up about abusive relationships she’s endured up to now in a uncooked social media submit on Monday.
The 37-year-old Hallmark actress penned a prolonged submit to her 2 million Instagram followers during which she discusses her journey to therapeutic after apparently being on the receiving finish of threats and examples of gaslighting from earlier companions.
Kramer’s post featured two highly effective pictures of herself holding up items of paper with messages. The primary reveals the nation singer wanting somber as she gazes down at a message that reads, “I’m broken & I’m not enough” in handwriting. Within the second picture, Kramer gives a smile to the digital camera with one other handwritten message that claims, “I’m not broken I AM Enough.”
She then opened up about conquering “the voices” in her head.
“I’ve been mentally physically and emotionally abused in past relationships. I allowed certain behaviors to continue on because I actually believed the negative voices in my head that were spoken to me,” her submit begins.
She then shares quotes that seem to have been issues that had been mentioned to her in her previous equivalent to “No one will want you,” “you’re the problem,” and “I’m going to kill you.” A fourth reads, “I barely pushed you, don’t be so dramatic.” Kramer additionally implied that she was beforehand instructed, “You bruise easily, I hardly touched you, you’re crazy.”
One other quote she shares is, “if you wore something sexier I would sleep with you.” Kramer revealed that these destructive statements despatched her the message that she wasn’t “enough” and “I’m not worthy of love.”
The one mom of two then bought actual about how previous abusive relationships have stunted the belief of her optimistic attributes.
“For years I’ve repeated patterns, fallen into the trap of believing those voices, hurting myself and hurting others because of my desire to be chosen, to be enough. And I’ve fallen for the same abuse in a relationship because it’s what I thought I deserved. My healing…your healing…our healing is to stop those negative voices,” Kramer added.
“Now is the time to grow, learn, HEAL, and love ourselves. We are enough. You are enough. I am enough,” she continued.
The singer then implored her followers to share their very own destructive self-talk tales and the optimistic reinforcements they’ve begun telling themselves afterward, with the hashtag #voicesinmyhead. “Let’s choose to believe the positive voices,” she concludes within the submit.
Kramer’s statements come months after she filed for divorce from her ex, Mike Caussin. She cited “adultery” and “inappropriate marital conduct” as her motive for ending their six-year marriage.
The exes share two kids: son Jace, 2, and daughter, Jolie, 5,
In the meantime, Kramer’s latest outings with Kristin Cavallari‘s ex, Jay Cutler, have fueled relationship rumors. Simply final week, she opened up about an ungainly run-in she encountered when she and Cutler bumped into Caussin throughout an evening out.
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