ptsd

When religion/faith and trauma don’t quite mix

Maybe I should warn you now, this post might be one you disagree with, or not understand, and that’s okay. I’m aware I’m probably in the minority with my feelings, but that’s okay too. I don’t talk about religion or God much or anything like that. Usually, I avoid the topic at all costs. The …

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Today is not the worst, and I consider that a success.

Today, simply put, is not the worst. Pregnancy mixed with my less than stellar heart caused me to feel really sick and pass out this morning, but other than that…it is not the worst day. I had some intense anxiety when I woke up this morning, but I managed it. I’m trying so hard not …

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Turns out, I’m not responsible for your feelings.

Another shocking revelation, courtesy of therapy, is that I’m not responsible for your feelings. And, no, you aren’t responsible for mine either. This is a concept that honestly, I don’t fucking understand. Hear me out. If you kill my dog, I will be very sad and very hurt. You did this. You killed my dog. …

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Hope on the horizon…maybe.

Well, we wasted no time getting into it in therapy last night, but I’d argue to say that it didn’t go poorly. She said some things that I was ready and able to hear, and whenever that happens and we’re able to have difficult yet honest conversations, it always feels better. I think we’re finally …

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