Dysfunctional Relationship with Mental Health Providers

I am pleased and excited to have guest blogger Susan Kingsley-Smith sharing about dysfunctional relationships within the mental health system while I am away on vacation.  Susan is my friend and fellow truth seeker, as well as the author of  “A Journey” and I’m also blessed to have her as a frequent commenter here on Emerging … Continue reading "Dysfunctional Relationship with Mental Health Providers"

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Why is it so Scary to Share the Truth about Child Abuse?

Sometimes I get emails and comments like the one that I got this week on the post “Mom and Grandma had a Dysfunctional Mother Daughter Relationship”  expressing feeling overwhelmed about sharing stories of the past. The comment said: “I am feeling lost right now. I feel like I have shared way too much here, and … Continue reading "Why is it so Scary to Share the Truth about Child Abuse?"

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I began to Feel Anger By Susan Kingsley-Smith

I am pleased and excited to have guest blogger Susan Kingsley-Smith sharing a piece of her story with us today.  Susan is my friend and fellow truth seeker, as well as the author of her own Website and I’m also blessed to have her as a frequent commenter here on Emerging from Broken. As always, please feel … Continue reading "I began to Feel Anger By Susan Kingsley-Smith"

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Dissociated Identity as a Coping Method for Mental Health

When we find ourselves facing our mental health struggles, we usually realize that avoiding feelings is one of the biggest reasons that we develop coping methods. Sometimes avoiding feelings is the only way to survive the trauma. I realized when I was in my healing process that my dissociated identity disorder was one of the … Continue reading "Dissociated Identity as a Coping Method for Mental Health"

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