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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...

December 30, 2018

Everyone has fears. That’s part of being human. Some people’s fear may seem more extreme or irrational to others. A point could be made that our fears stem from past experiences. People with more intense experiences in their past could have fears that don’t make sense to people who haven’t has as mu...

December 16, 2018

I understand that my case is personal to me but I still hope that others who battle any form of PTSD will be able to relate to this in some ways and anyone who cares about someone with PTSD will be able to take away something meaningful from this as well. I should probably state I have C-PTSD that s...

December 2, 2018

I remember the first time I heard about complex post-traumatic stress disorder or C-PTSD. It was actually on Instagram on a page called @whywomendontleave and I immediately resonated with some of the symptoms listed. And oddly enough, just a few months later, my therapist helps me get diagnosed with...