I got a request from a follower to do a post about what PTSD is and how it affects me, and hopefully shed some light on a largely misunderstood disorder. 1,257 more words
Tags » Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
‘It’s sorted’, ‘It’s okay’, J keeps telling me these things when NOTHING IS SORTED OR OKAY!!!
He seems to think he’s helping me. He thinks that I’ll be happy that something is one tiny little bit resolved and he forgets about EVERYTHING ELSE THAT’S MAKING ME ANXIOUS!!!! 31 more words
While most people have a positive neurochemical response to compassionate touch, some people have had their normal response damaged. If touch is associated with abuse the brain may become trained to release stress hormones when the person is touched in any way. 657 more words