Category Archives: Trauma

Poem ~ Struggles Healing of Trauma

Wrote this morning: Viewing life through a prism, it feels like a prison, many mirrors of a multiple me, to survive the abuse I become a we, another inside me takes on the pain, the only way to cope and … Continue reading

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Michele Rosenthal ~ Your Life After Trauma -page 5 my journal entry

  When I got to page 5 in Your Life After Trauma, and read, “…create from scratch who you’ve always wished you’d had the chance to become.” it struck a nerve, I knew I had to go to my journal … Continue reading

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Alone & Angry ~social skills never taught & living now without them

Been thinking about this for awhile & sure many of you struggle with the same frustration and anger… Honestly, I don’t know how to be gentle with myself and accept this fact ~ In part of moving forward and living … Continue reading

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Degrees of Dissociation

Hollywood taught me dissociative identity disorder is like Sybil. This post is to share my symptoms, and to educate anyone else that was confused about the subject. I know I have a dissociative disorder but it isn’t the differing personalities … Continue reading

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Emotional Fluidity: Teaching Your Children to ‘Surf’ Anxiety – Part One by RICH PRESTA

I found this site with some helpful info… http://anxietyfreechild.com/emotional-fluidity-one/ Emotional Fluidity: Teaching Your Children to ‘Surf’ Anxiety – Part One BY RICH PRESTA Emotional Fluidity: Teaching Your Children to ‘Surf’ Anxiety Anxiety, fear and panic may seem intense and volatile … Continue reading

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Feel stuck like a wheel in the mud

    Driving along in this journey, I’m stuck. My tires spin in the mud and muck of where I am at. I need a tow, but who to call? At this moment writing that, I realize who I should … Continue reading

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others are frustrated with you? you’re not alone.

  I want to write about this because it feels lonely to me. I am sure someone else has these reactions from others too. It’s not us that are the problem. We just live among imperfect people. One of the … Continue reading

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Emotions (poem)

Torrent of emotions held back like the pressure of a dam holding back its water; overwhelming grief threatens to drown me as a tidal wave; shadows of gloom cast toward me like dark clouds of approaching storms; nauseating rage swirls … Continue reading

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the new normal

I’ve been seeing this phrase a lot lately… the new normal… has left me in deep thought… so this post may be a bit rambling… Acceptance is something I am really battling.  And I am talking decades… I’ve come a … Continue reading

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scholarly article I came across today on dissociation

I found this article : Dissociation and Alterations in Brain Function and Structure: Implications for Borderline Personality Disorder on my google search today & find it very informative explaining different dissociation… I think finding these articles has become my validation… its the … Continue reading

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