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January 6, 2019

The second fear I want to delve into is intimacy. Something I learned over the past year in therapy is that babies subconsciously develop an emotional attachment with their caregivers. Based on what I’ve learned, this is something that happens automatically and can’t be stopped. As sad as it is to s...

June 24, 2018

There was a look of genuine terror and fear in her face. She was living with a couple and the child she had been spending time with triggered off the childhood abuse, she would talk about it often after this for hours on end. She was suffering from Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Serve Disso...

June 17, 2018

It occurs to me I speak openly about the mental health side of my ill health but rarely the physical. My physical issues are very real and prominent and no less damaging than what my mental state can sometimes be. Maybe it's the fact people are forever telling me not to focus on such negativity or t...

June 10, 2018

Authors Note: The following article contains disturbing events. Readers discretion is advised.

She once painted me a picture out of her blood, it was a good picture but it was Mum who told me it was blood not paint. Seeing blood or even the mention of blood can still give my feet a numbing sensation....