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My Therapist Says I Need An Imaginary Friend

According to Wikipedia: Self-compassion is extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. It’s a warm and sunny afternoon this Wednesday. The birds are chirping, the house is quiet and I have been enjoying some delicious and much needed coffee. I started my morning off with getting the kids up and ready for […]

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What are the 17 Symptoms of PTSD? — PTSD – A Way Out.com(Reblogged)

I really appreciate this post and though I’m not sure how many of my friends here can relate on a personal level, I’m sure there are many who know someone suffering on some level. Be sure to check out Marty’s blog! I can relate very strongly to 7,8,9,10,15,16 and 17. The second symptom listed is […]

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Those Good Old Abandonment Issues Creep In Again

I was also looking forward to nicer weather because the kids have been wanting to see my bio dad again and the only way that can happen is if we all meet at a park so the kids can see him in a safe environment. I received a call from him the other day and […]

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Why It’s So Hard to Leave an Abusive Relationship — Readers choice

I wanted to re-blog this because I always hear so many judgments toward the victims in abusive relationships. Truthfully, I hear more negative comments towards the victim than I do toward the abuser. There are reasons why people find it hard to leave and everyone’s reason for staying may be different. These relationships can beat […]

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PTSD:Repressed Childhood Abuse Affects You in Adulthood — Readers choice

Trauma is a subject that is not fun to talk about, but necessary. For those of us who experienced a traumatic childhood at the expense of a relative or lack of mother or father figure, learning how to weave through daily life can be difficult. Without the comfort and love from a caretaker, we go […] […]