While victim-shaming myself and trying to figure out how to navigate the world, I was trying to figure out why people disrespect boundaries. In part, I realized disrespecting or ignoring boundaries comes from a place of privilege.
I am always worried about how much stuff I have. Currently, I think I have too much. I get curious looks from people when I say that. Apparently, others don’t see what I see. This should not be a surprise to anyone—least of all me.
Have you ever had a time or multiple times that you felt disconnected from yourself? That is what disassociation feels like for me. It took me a long time to realize and understand those moments.
The American Psychiatric Association does not recognize complex PTSD. The symptoms between PTSD and complex PTSD are similar, with some differences, and present differently. Read on to find out more.
Hypervigilant Silence There is a lull, a feeling of silence, that suddenly falls around me. The only thing I hear is the ocean. Like when you hold a conch shell to your ear. A background noise that makes it hard to hear. The enveloping darkness covers me like a...