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Creating a map

I woke up late this morning, but still managed to shower, blow dry and straighten my unruly, crazy hair. Usually, for day to day life, I don’t take the time to straighten my hair. 1,778 more words

Therapy

Things I'm afraid to say

I wrote this last night, at 2 am. It’s a letter to Bea. I have so much ugly stuff just moving around in my head, looping around, jumping around, making a giant mess. 2,856 more words

PTSD

Dear Bea, I feel like you left me

Bea is on vacation, and my life is spiraling out of control. Bea always talks about how we need to walk on the edge of the cliff to do trauma work. 740 more words

Therapy

Choppy

Session was a blur, random and choppy today. I was detached in that “I have to be okay and not break down” kind of way. It’s different than the typical dissociated flashback trauma memory therapy sessions. 2,856 more words

Therapy

About Disorganised Attachment....

Monday’s session was pretty intense and left me pretty emotionally exhausted. As I process this session, I’ve noticed a real sense of anger surrounding Sienna’s words about me being important to her and caring. 2,490 more words

When the past and present collide

I need to place a trigger warning. I feel like there is a lot of triggery stuff in this post. It’s taken me a few days to even decide to post it. 5,251 more words

Therapy

Adult Attachment and Art Therapy

John Bowlby, a British psychiatrist of the early 20th century, was hailed as developing an important concept known as attachment theory. After working with institutionalized  juvenile delinquents (in the 1930s), he realized that much of their turmoil stemmed from severed relationships with loved ones. 411 more words