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The Trigger of Seeing Yourself in Others

The Trigger of Seeing Yourself in Others

I have a friend who is well into his healing journey after a childhood of rape and abuse who found himself suddenly triggered, but couldn’t figure out why. I have another friend – a survivor of military sexual assault – who recently changed jobs and begin having panic attacks that she said “seemed to come […]

April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments More
What They Mean When They Say, “Get Over It”

What They Mean When They Say, “Get Over It”

Survivors face a lot of challenges in the aftermath of sexual trauma, but one of the most hurtful is when people say things like, “Get over it.” What exactly does that mean? What is it that they’re actually saying to you? That’s a complicated question, but here are a few possibilities of what they might […]

April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Self-Doubt and Finding Your Voice

Self-Doubt and Finding Your Voice

Survivors of trauma and abuse are often plagued with self-doubt. They question their judgment. They question their ability to accurately understand situations. They question their ability to discern what’s positive or negative. They question if they are capable of finding good relationships. Lots of questions. Lots of self-doubt. A big reason for these questions is […]

April 14, 2016 | 1 Comment More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More
The Fog that Lingers After Trauma

The Fog that Lingers After Trauma

It’s hard to explain to people who haven’t experienced it, but long after the trauma of exploitation, betrayal, and violation ends, survivors feel like they’re living in a fog. They often struggle to make rational decisions, are unclear about what – if any – boundaries need to be established or enforced, and they can feel […]

April 7, 2016 | 4 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Do They Know to Step Back?

Do They Know to Step Back?

I know I’m a bit more sensitive to predatory behavior than others, and I’ll be the first to admit that I’m always on the lookout for people and situations that don’t look right to me, but something happened last week that prompted me to action. It also prompts me to write this to you, now. […]

March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

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