Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

I saw this poster on facebook that said “PTSD isn’t about what’s wrong with you; it’s about what happened to you.” I believe this is a true statement. I believe that we can achieve all positive results through facing what happened; facing the trauma and the damage that trauma caused. I believe that this is … Continue reading "Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder"

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Belief System Formation about Money and Worthiness

It was bad enough that my parents divorced, but then they started fighting about child support. My mother had custody and my father paid child support. My mother said she didn’t have enough money from my father; my father said that he couldn’t afford what he was paying.  No one seemed to care about the … Continue reading "Belief System Formation about Money and Worthiness"

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“YOU’RE NOTHING BUT TROUBLE” by Fi Macleod

I went into the room where my grandparents and mother were. There were two paedophile friends in the room with them. There were 5 grownups in that room – my grandparents, mother and two paedophile friends of the family. None of those 5 grownups saw anything being wrong. Instead the impression was what was happening was ‘normal’, nothing was wrong, except for me, everything about me was “wrong” or so I was told often enough. So if I was surrounded by grownups who all thought nothing was wrong then I must be wrong to think it’s wrong.

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SPIRITUAL ABUSE:- THE CONFUSION OF FALSE TEACHING

I am pleased and excited today to welcome my friend Fi Macleod. Fi is a fellow blogger and an amazing survivor of horrific abuse. Fi has a passion for writing and the subject of spiritual abuse is close to her heart. Please help me welcome Fi and her debut post on Emerging from Broken! As … Continue reading "SPIRITUAL ABUSE:- THE CONFUSION OF FALSE TEACHING"

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Memoirs of a Mad Survivor by Patty Hite

Patty Hite I am pleased to have guest blogger Patty Hite from the website Overcoming Sexual Abuse writing  for Emerging  from Broken today.  We are continuing with a series of posts on the subject of anger in relation to abuse.  As always on this blog, please feel welcome to post your comments, thoughts and contributions.  … Continue reading "Memoirs of a Mad Survivor by Patty Hite"

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Self-Worth Gives You Ability To Say No by Patricia Singleton

Patricia Singleton   Today I am pleased to welcome guest blogger Patricia Singleton from the blog “Spiritual Journey of a Lightworker” writing about the importance of improving Self Worth on the journey to wholeness.  Please help me to welcome Patricia and feel free to leave your comments and contributions.  Hugs, Darlene Ouimet ~ founder of … Continue reading "Self-Worth Gives You Ability To Say No by Patricia Singleton"

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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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