When Inspirational Material Triggers Self Blame

I was watching a motivational video clip that someone shared from You Tube and something struck me “icky”. Something about it was just NOT motivational. It was near the beginning when the speaker said “but somewhere along the line, you changed. You stopped being you. You let people stick a finger in your face and … Continue reading "When Inspirational Material Triggers Self Blame"

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Forgive the Abusers? A bit of a Rant

A whole book could be written about this subject. There is so much “baggage” around the whole concept of forgiveness that I hesitate to even go there, however…. there have been a few discussions lately on the facebook page for Emerging from Broken; some to do with my last post “Emotional Healing and the Will … Continue reading "Forgive the Abusers? A bit of a Rant"

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Going Forward; Looking Back ~ Emotional Healing Process

In the recovery process of emotional healing and overcoming abuse I created a lot of images in my mind that helped me to look at things in different ways. Sometimes I dreamed of images, and sometimes they just came to me.  One of the readers on the facebook page for emerging from broken wrote “and … Continue reading "Going Forward; Looking Back ~ Emotional Healing Process"

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Re-Parenting, Dissociation and the Desire to Escape

As many of you know, I’ve recovered from dissociative identity disorder and I find it to be a strange feeling to be aware of wanting to dissociate, when for so many years, it was habitual ~ I just did it. Continuing with some of the conversation from the last post, see “Dissociative Identity ~ the … Continue reading "Re-Parenting, Dissociation and the Desire to Escape"

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Dissociative Identity ~ The Solution became the Problem

Susan Smith from “A Journey” wrote an inspiring guest blog post for me the other day about turning points and emotional healing, and it reminded me of the ways that I learned how to finally get quiet and face the turmoil in my mind so that I could face the turmoil in my life. Like … Continue reading "Dissociative Identity ~ The Solution became the Problem"

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