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When: September 26-28, 2014
Where: details provided upon registration (scroll toward bottom of page)
Cost: details provided upon submitting reservation request
Event website: http://amyjogoddard.com/healingtrauma

Renowned sexual empowerment coach Amy Jo Goddard and Shadow Work facilitator Karin Green are coming together to offer a unique, powerful healing weekend for women, from a feminist and queer-friendly perspective. 275 more words

PTSD and Mania: Emergency Steps

When I’m hypomanic,  which is 80% of the time, life is good.  It is mildly exciting and helpful and efficient and all good things. But when I have a ptsd trigger it feels an overflow of emotion. 1,080 more words


How to Save the World

So I have had a heavy heart. I don’t always want to be a stay at home mom/wife. I love my time with my daughter. She’s curled up next to me sleeping now! 371 more words

Mercy Reaching, Jesus Speaking

Rising panic. I can’t get away. I feel used. I’m dirty. Disposable. There is pain. And darkness. All I see is darkness. Just hurry and get it over with… 111 more words


Journaling confessions

Therapists are obsessed With journaling. At first, I had no intentions of being sucked into this dubious practice, but — well, that’s the topic of another post. 698 more words

My Story

x113 (inconvenience)

Isn’t it sad, that I, the survivor, am the one worrying about “inconveniencing” people?

I don’t want to sleep in the house where it happened because it’s triggering. 126 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Voices held captive

On another blog, someone asked poignantly how long my voice had been held captive. This was my reply:

Robert, it was in college that I somehow got up the nerve to send up a desperate cry for help to a therapist I was seeing at the insistence of a concerned friend.

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