"I felt worthless, stupid and incapable. I can’t apply those words to myself anymore. "

Elisabeth Alain shares her story Bruise, and explains how she has let the wounds of a past relationship heal through her writing.

Elisabeth Alain lives in Worcestershire, raising two daughters and writing short stories and poetry. Her work has appeared in print anthology Please Hear What I’m Not Saying, and online in The Cabinet of Heed, Paragraph Planet, The Drabble, Dear Damsels, The Ginger Collect and Black Country Arts Foundry. @ElisaWrites