Standing up to Damaging Advice and Overcoming Trauma Directives

  People always told me things like “deal with it” and “get over it” and “put it behind you” They always seemed so impatient with me and even exasperated that I was still “there” and not over it. Has anyone ever given you instructions on HOW to “deal with it”? Have you been giving information … Continue reading "Standing up to Damaging Advice and Overcoming Trauma Directives"

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Forgive the Abusers? A bit of a Rant

A whole book could be written about this subject. There is so much “baggage” around the whole concept of forgiveness that I hesitate to even go there, however…. there have been a few discussions lately on the facebook page for Emerging from Broken; some to do with my last post “Emotional Healing and the Will … Continue reading "Forgive the Abusers? A bit of a Rant"

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Re-Parenting, Dissociation and the Desire to Escape

As many of you know, I’ve recovered from dissociative identity disorder and I find it to be a strange feeling to be aware of wanting to dissociate, when for so many years, it was habitual ~ I just did it. Continuing with some of the conversation from the last post, see “Dissociative Identity ~ the … Continue reading "Re-Parenting, Dissociation and the Desire to Escape"

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