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Straight, No Chaser: Domestic Violence - How to Get Out of an Abusive Situation

Remember: You are not to blame, and you need not face domestic violence alone.

With the recent attention in the news on domestic violence and debates about responses and responsibility, I thought this post would refocus attention on where it needs to be: getting the abused individual safely out of harm’s way. 823 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Acceptance by Carol Robson

Acceptance

Accepted for being you
but were you really?
Really didn’t get to know
the real beautiful you
their loss, not yours.

You accepted who you are… 36 more words

Poetry

Becoming Too Real

The other day I bought my flight ticket to Edinburgh and that’s when it really hit me that I’m actually going to Scotland. I knew it before but it’s only recently become… well,  681 more words

Personal

Being Alone

 

It’s way too quiet in here tonight.  This is Chester at the moment. He’s staring daggers it seems at me for typing too loudly while he was trying to take a nap. 597 more words

Personal

Combat PTSD & Why Our Brains are NOT MEANT to Endure Trauma.

When I was in graduate school, we had a US Army soldier come to speak to our class to discuss the impact that military combat has on the mental health of US veterans. 640 more words

Mental Health

Therapy, CPN & Psychiatrist

Firstly, just a quick update on the therapy. It turns out it wasn’t my last therapy appointment, I’ve to go one more time next week. It wasn’t planned but the therapist doesn’t seem happy with my seeing a psychiatrist as she’s worried I’ll be slapped on some meds and forgotten about. 599 more words

Mental Health