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Home Alone

I’m sharing this story because I have recently become aware that it could have something to do with my diagnosis.  Whether or not it does, it is still a childhood trauma that I ‘survived’, but not without some lasting effects. 527 more words

Adult Adhd

Attachment Disorders in Children and Adults

When I had a psychological evaluation in 2010, it included a questionnaire about attachment styles. Attachment is the bond an infant first forms with their parents or primary caregivers. 523 more words

Mental Health

Hidden disabilities

Attachment disorders can affect every part of your life – physical health, emotional stability, social skills, eating habits, education, economic well being. But they’re invisible. 453 more words

Insecure Attachment Part of the aetiology of Addictive Behaviour?

I have always asked myself if other recovering  alcoholics have the same insecure attachment issues as me  – can I really extrapolate my straw poll of alcoholics in recovery, whom I know to have insecure attachment issues, to the whole recovery movement? 510 more words


The Reading

I was ready for my reading. The first of its kind was to take place before a private little gathering in a semi-lit room, with an overhead projector not working because my friend, a confirmed techno-specialist, didn’t have the right cord to fit my computer, my less-than-a-year old computer. 1,180 more words


I credit my maternal grandmother, Merriel Bowker, for teaching me what unconditional love is. I don’t believe I knew what it truly was until she showed me. 2,274 more words

Omg I hate this woman 

Heart pounding, anxiety through the roof I feel so exposed and invaded and like I want to run away. Landlord banging on the dooor every single time Dayne leaves trying to get me to let her in. 312 more words

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder