I don’t want to feel my emotions anymore. I have endured too much abuse to deal with.
It’s too unsafe to deal with it. ‘Unsafe’ – a huge aspect of my entire life. 53 more words
This is an excellent article by James Fink from his blog, Fink Scientifically on the effects of trauma on DNA.
When a child grows up in conditions of deprivation (lack of affection, respect, validation) that child is going to be conditioned to re-create those conditions in adulthood unless they decide to do the hard work of changing themselves and their surroundings. 623 more words
Even events that we wouldn’t consider life-altering can result in trauma. Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, keeps us trapped in a loop re-experiencing the traumatic event as if it was happening in the present. 10 more words
My husband knows this, always has and he’s always been okay with it. And I have kissed women, drunk, in my 20’s.
I never admitted this to any ‘church people’ because the ones I knew have abusive views about this. 528 more words