Posted on November 12, 2013
I was at my therapist yesterday for another session. We did not do EMDR. Instead we spoke more about the protective emotions. Just like on Sesame Street, the word of the day was DISGUST. What does disgust look like in the world to me?… Continue Reading “Logical Fallacies”
Category: abuse in families, Borderline Personality Disorder, Christianity, encouragement, Evangelical church, God, Healing, mental health, therapy, TruthTags: adult children of borderline parents, Borderline Personality Disorder, Christianity, denial, God, importance of therapy, logical fallacies, sexual abuse, sexuality, truth
Posted on July 15, 2011
It’s been one helluva week so I’m just going to “let go” for a moment. I figure I can do that since it’s my blog after all. I wish my mother would disappear over the event horizon of a black hole, hence, permanent deletion… Continue Reading “Borderlines, Sociopaths, PTSD, and Peace”
Category: Borderline Personality Disorder, Christianity, Complex PTSD, Denial, Fathers, Mothers, PTSD, UncategorizedTags: Antisocial Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, boundaries, Christianity, Complex PTSD, denial, mothers, neural networks, peace, PTSD, sociopathy, therapy
Posted on February 1, 2011
I’ve been asking myself a question–why do some people recover and learn to thrive in life while others remain stuck? I’m certain that there are many highly trained people who could give me good answers, but I do wonder if the foundation of those… Continue Reading “The Truth about Rose-Colored Glasses”
Category: Denial, Faith, God, Grief, Healing, Moving Forward, Recovery, self-pity, TruthTags: community, denial, Faith, healing, life coaching, Recovery, self-loathing, self-pity, telling the truth, therapy, thriving
Posted on September 20, 2010
We work so hard in our recovery in order to establish boundaries of safety, predictability, and truth, and then someone comes along to challenge us and our healing process. Are we okay? Are we sure that we did “that” work? What do we do now?
Category: Christianity, Denial, Fathers, Healing, human trafficking, Truth, UncategorizedTags: Christianity, community, denial, God, human trafficking, Recovery, sexual abuse, shame, trauma, truth
Posted on January 26, 2010
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Denial is an effective coping strategy, but telling the truth about your life and experiences is necessary if a complete recovery is the goal.