My Amygdala: A Love Story (Part I)

My Amygdala: A Love Story (Part I)

My Amygdala: A Love Story (Part I) This is not your average love story, but I think it’s a love story nonetheless. It begins with desperation and jealousy, with insecurity and fear; fear of loss of love. It begins with horror at the thought of being shamed,...
Set Free, and The Little Girl Within. Survivor Poetry

Set Free, and The Little Girl Within. Survivor Poetry

It has taken me 43 years to be able to have the strength to write the words I did get out below, it ends abruptly because I could not go any further at that moment, however, I like each of you, am still healing from trauma. I will continue to dig deep and work on a...
The Loneliness and Grief of a Traumatized Child

The Loneliness and Grief of a Traumatized Child

Note from the author: There are two sets of people to which this article is targeted; mental health professionals, and adult survivors of childhood trauma. There is an area of childhood trauma that few will write about, the emotions that young children feel when...