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Attachment to God? HELP!!

What if you’re a Christian… and you have Attachment Disorder… what do you do… with God?

I’ve been in Alcoholics Anonymous a very very long time and I have a lot of time without alcohol. 965 more words

Christianity

Every Day, for Three Years

My hands tremble again as I try to open a prescription. More Valium.
It’s the same as it always happens—the complete fear, the loose-jointed-hanging by a thread over a large hole. 664 more words

Mental Illnesses

Attachment to God? HELP!!

What if you’re a Christian… and you have Attachment Disorder… what do you do… with God?

I’ve been in Alcoholics Anonymous a very very long time and I have a lot of time without alcohol. 965 more words

PTSD

A Beginning (Memoir)

Cold January cracks through the diamond patterned lines on the security glass. The winter sun blinds my puffy eyes, stretches across my white blanket, my white sheets.

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Mental Illnesses

"My Why" 2010 & 2014

Comparing answers from 2010 and 2014 “My Why”

FOUND AN OLD NOTE TODAY…

So I came across this folded up, wrinkled, worn piece of notebook paper in an old purse of mine that I used before and during my stays in the mental hospital. 1,465 more words

Creative Nonfiction & Memoir

C-PTSD, Bipolar 2, & ADHD

Since 2009 I’ve been studying the shit out of complex PTSD, Dissociative disorders, and psychosis.  Now all of that has simmered down some, and I’m noticing, or rather, … 606 more words

Mental Illness

A complex life

We took a trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, last week — not long after I was formally diagnosed with Complex PTSD stemming from long-term childhood (and beyond) trauma. 203 more words

Mental Health