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Taking Back Control Of My Life: My Recovery From Childhood Trauma

This Guest Blog post comes from Brandon (Surviving My Past with Matt Pappas), who wanted to share his story about being a survivor of and recovering from childhood trauma. 845 more words

Baltimore Priest Suspended For Alleged Abuse Of Child In The 1970s

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore priest has been suspended after someone came forward and said he abused them in the 1970s.

77-year-old Father Luigi Esposito is the pastor at Our Lady of Pompei Church in Baltimore, and was serving as associate pastor at Our Lady of Pompei at the time of the alleged abuse. 136 more words

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Childhood Emotional Neglect And Codependency

What is Childhood Emotional Neglect?

Do you feel empty and disconnected? Do you sense that you’re different than everyone else, but you can’t put your finger on what’s wrong? 1,000 more words

Is There Recovery From Stockholm Syndrome?

Stockholm syndrome is not a recognized psychological diagnosis, but rather, an attempt to explain the symptoms appearing in some individuals who are held captive.The American Psychiatric Association does not include Stockholm syndrome in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). 983 more words

The Night My Life Was Shattered

The night Cardinal George Pell came on the 7.30 Report and was interviewed by Leigh Sales my world crashed. It was the announcement of the Royal Commission in Institutional Child Sexual Abuse in Australia. 2,619 more words

What It's Like to Experience Flashbacks of Childhood Trauma

Guest Blogger Renee Dobbins shares her experiences of what it like to go through flashbacks.

I remember being physically abused by my dad when I was 5. 474 more words

What Is Sexual Abuse and What If My Child Talks About It?

Sexual abuse can be physical, verbal or emotional and involves tricking, bribing, forcing, pressurising or threatening a child or teenager into sexual awareness or activity. Sexual abuse involves the use of a child or teenager by an older or more knowledgeable person for their own sexual pleasure. 1,310 more words