Until it happens to you

Life after abuse brings many obstacles and challenges. Unfortunately, one of the most difficult things after abuse is dealing with the reactions of those you confide in. Whether you wish to confide in a few select people or you decide to confide in everyone you know, anticipating someone’s response can be terrifying. It is impossible … Continue reading Until it happens to you

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When time doesn’t heal all wounds

After you go through something painful, people love to give you advice. And one of the most common pieces of advice is the infamous expression “just give it time.” With time, the hurt and suffering you are experiencing will gradually decrease until one day it’s gone for good. And yes, I know this phrase may … Continue reading When time doesn’t heal all wounds

Just yesterday

I have always been an expert at mental time travel. But when you’ve experienced some kind of trauma, this skill becomes all the more magnified. And not in a good way. A complete mental time travel experience usually requires some sort of trigger or cue to bring me back to that particular day and event. … Continue reading Just yesterday