I still hear this pitch-dark sneering inner voice. It’s not all-powerful anymore, but it’s still a constant companion. One day I will get rid of it, I swear! December 2015 Like a merry-go-round, my life turns and turns and turns. Always ending in the same old dark pit. I am tired of this fighting. I…… Continue reading Re-blog: Time and Time again (trigger)
Re-blog: Another survivors note (attention: might trigger)
For nearly two years now I have not had a fully blown flashback-anxiety-depression attack. Anxiety creeps up every now and then, I have days when it is hard to get out of bed but nothing anywhere close to how bad it was in 2015. It is hard to read how I felt then. I remember…… Continue reading Re-blog: Another survivors note (attention: might trigger)
Re-Blog: A survivors note (Attention might trigger)
Christmas is often a time when survivors of childhood abuse (in any form) struggle a lot. The image many have about child abuse is that a stranger jumps out of the bush to kidnap or attack a child. The sad truth is that it mostly happens within close or broader family and friends circles. Christmas…… Continue reading Re-Blog: A survivors note (Attention might trigger)
Why are you so surprised?
June 2019 Other topics might overtake the media right now but we need to keep shouting and that is why I re-post this one time and time again January 2018 I wrote this post in 2014 after disclosure of “just” another abuse scandal with some celebrities and/or politicians. In 2017 I decided not to write…… Continue reading Why are you so surprised?
Poetry. Scared stiff
Scared stiff to go to sleep To move an inch Scared stiff To make a sound To walk around This house feels So uninviting Scared stiff To be me To just be free Why do I Feel so terrified? Just scared stiff?To go to bed
Carol Annes poetry challenge from bee…
Hello everyone. Its me, Carol anne, from the therapy bits blog. I am as you know a new contributor to bee’s blog. So the lovely Bee prompted me to write a poem using this prompt. My eyes listen to the light house in my mind” Ok so this was a tough one for me! But,…… Continue reading Carol Annes poetry challenge from bee…