Where I Am

As you know, I found a wonderful therapist. She is present with me and she is just what I needed. Therapy is not something I thought I could ever risk doing again. It has been very time consuming and emotionally exhausting. Much harder than I thought it would be. I discovered quickly that therapy has extended my ability to be vulnerable to its limits. And blogging has been [...]

“In Sheep’s Clothing”

Yesterday I read this book all the way through. It is THE most important book I have ever read in my life. It is a very easy read, it is clear and concise, and easy to understand. I think it is one of the most important must read books for everyone, for several reasons. Most of us [...]

They Are Among Us

I have been immersing myself in reading a lot of information regarding narcissists, sociopaths, and psychopaths. I understand how my childhood and past abuse set me up for these people to be in my life. I don't know if I have ever [...]

“Complex Trauma: Understanding and Treatment”

The following video is one of the best videos I have watched on Complex PTSD. If you suffer from C-PTSD, it will be very emotional to watch. But it will also be very validating of all that you went through and help you to understand your reactions to life. And will also confirm why it is important to be kind to yourself and to take care of yourself. If you have not experienced trauma, this is the perfect video to understand those who have. It is well worth watching for everyone. [...]

Gaslighting

Most people who get depression get on medication to go back to who they were. I am on medication and I am struggling because I don't know who I am a part from abuse to know what self I am returning to. I think this is what I was trying to express in my last post. I have been struggling [...]