There’s a tremendous amount of conflict in all of this, so it’s important to give ourselves permission to feel all of these feelings and not stuff them away and avoid them.
Matthew Pappas chats with Larry Ruhl on surviving childhood sexual abuse.
It is like putting on a new pair of glasses and not even knowing what you couldn’t see until you actually see better.
If you can be conditioned to feel or do something, then it stands to reason that you can also retrain yourself.
How many times can you think “This isn’t happening” only to find out, yeah, it is, it’s happening.
Can you really cure your anxiety?
And ways to cope if it happens to you.
A powerful chat with Survivor and Advocate, Brian Cardoza (Including the “official” definition of the “man card.”)
By putting on a mask we only allow others to see what we think they want to see, or what we want them to see.
It’s important to understand that we do indeed have that right to use our voice and bring the past to light, in order to heal.
Pets can be a living, breathing, security blanket.
Survivors are the most resilient people on the earth.
Because silence is what brought us to this point where, in the United States alone, one in 5 adults suffers from some type of mental illness.
The problem is, for trauma survivors, our warning system is on all the time.
Why is it a struggle to reach out and talk to our guy friends about personal, sensitive subjects?
As a child of a Narcissistic parent, you haven’t felt seen, you haven’t been heard, everything was always your fault.