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Of Endings, Beginnings, And What Happens In Between...

Life is about cycles. Day follows night. Sun follows storms. Good days happen after bad days. Last week was…a bad week. Now when I say “bad”, what I really mean is “hard”.   2,673 more words

Life

Holding Hands

There was an uncomfortable amount of fear around during the session with TBP today.  Not the nervous fear either like the weeks previous.  It was more of a phobic traumatised fear from a deep place.   1,160 more words

Child Abuse

Aphenphosmphobia/Haphephobia

Aphenphosmphobia – Phobia of being touched 

There is a picture of me as a teenager sat on a bed with a guy ten years my senior.   1,631 more words

Child Abuse

Difference

Words can’t express how thankful I am that it is a new day and my body and mind have responded to that.  I guess I was naive in thinking the worst part of a pap test would be the actual procedure itself.   371 more words

Child Abuse

My Body Remembers

I usually don’t post a piece until after I’ve had some distance and have been able to gain clarity around the emotions. I have struggled with whether or not to post this one because I’m still in the midst of the experience. 1,513 more words

Recovery

Crazymaking- My mother says she didn't know

As some of you are aware, I finally wrote to my mother to ask about the abuse. I wanted to hear her side of the story. 780 more words

Abuse

Take your breath away

An email I wrote to myself, from July 2014

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I was sitting in the recliner watching TV with my family when my mother came up behind me; I heard her approach. 633 more words

Healing