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What Has Kept Me Coming Back To My Yoga Mat

Exactly two years ago from today, I was laying in savasana, silently sobbing on my mat. Two days prior, I had received a message on Facebook from a complete stranger that flipped my entire world and reality upside down. 942 more words

Cantrips and Catechisms

CW: Mentions of Southern Evangelical religious beliefs that are pretty darn scary and in my mind qualify as genuine trauma. Also mentions of other forms of childhood trauma. 2,446 more words

Mental Health

Getting Over the Hurdle of Residual Adolescent Trauma in Order to Kick Ass and Save All of Humanity: A Memoir

I have never felt more fundamentally misunderstood and hurt and attacked than I have over the past few months with my family in Texas. I’ve been screamed at, called a number of terrible names, criticized to my face and behind my back by the people who are supposed to love me most. 656 more words

I survived...

Monday the eighteenth of November marks the day that my life took a drastic turn. It will be my fathers seven year anniversary.

I was 19 when the accident happened. 424 more words

Healing

Narcissism...the original con artist

Fewer than 200K US narcissistic cases are diagnosed per year making narcissism a rare disease. Narcissistic personality disorder is found more commonly in men with symptoms that include an excessive need for admiration, disregard for others’ feelings, an inability to handle any criticism, and a sense of entitlement. 140 more words

Domestic Violence

Don't touch me

Don’t touch me.

Don’t touch me.

Don’t touch me.

How many times do I need to tell you? How many times do I need to spell it out? 331 more words