Nozuko Ncayiyane has taken to her social media to share the abuse she witnessed at a young age.
The star acknowledged that it was a painful incidence and she or he remains to be therapeutic though it has been a very long time.
Nozuko shared her story on December 10 which is SA’s 16 Days Of Activism.
In line with her, she feels sharing the painful incident would possibly assist her to “have the ability to recognise actual love, construct robust boundaries and develop new and more healthy patterns” for herself and her household.
Nozuko stated: “Having skilled abuse from a younger age, watching my stepdad(s) beat up my mother whereas she supplied shelter for them, clothed and fed them whereas serving to them to deal with their very own households.”
“Once I began courting, I fell straight into the identical patterns. I keep in mind the primary slap from my old flame, I by no means questioned it nor instructed anybody about it. My second love was even worse. He was emotionally, psychologically and typically bodily abusive”
In her submit, she additionally shared a video the place she confirmed a few of the scars she has on her face and ear.
The actress stated the video was taken in June 2019 the place she knew she had had sufficient of being a sufferer of abuse, and in the future needed to have the ability to inform her story.
“The video within the final body was taken starting of June 2019. I knew I’ve had sufficient and that it will be preferrred for me to share my story in the future. I stayed in a poisonous (on and off) relationship for 3 years — I used to be drained emotionally, psychologically, I suffered intense emotional and bodily abuse and couldn’t recognise my very own life anymore. Subsequently, I realised I needed to break these patterns and take possession of my life. Although it’s been a difficult rollercoaster, I’ve determined to prioritise my security and happiness. It’s been over a 12 months and a half of holistic therapeutic and have grow to be extra conscious than I’ve ever been,” Nozuko stated.
Learn her full submit beneath: