Diabolical & Destructive

12 The man said, “The woman you put here with me—she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.” genesis 3:12 My mother was both an accomplice and a dictator. Often, abusive mother’s go unnoticed in the world of sexual crimes. That should not be so. Sometimes they are silent witnesses, sometimes theyContinue reading “Diabolical & Destructive”

Glory in the Goal

Redeeming my past is a journey, not a destination. When I have memories return because I have allowed them free reign in my being now, it can be challenging. Successful processing of traumatic memories allows you to say, “The traumatic event happened, it happened to me, and it is over now. The complex ptsd workbook,Continue reading “Glory in the Goal”

Please, Forgive Yourself, Immediately

I cannot tell you how many times I have found myself here: People who suffer from flashbacks often organize their lives around trying to protect against them. the body keeps the score, bessel van der kolk, page 67 The fog of dissociation may try to land and prevent me from enjoying my everyday life asContinue reading “Please, Forgive Yourself, Immediately”