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Migraine and PTSD memory emotion connection

migraine and ptsd, seems to be like peanut butter and jelly.

Today my brain is like jelly, missing that peanut butter to make anything stick, but wanted to try to get some thoughts down. 832 more words

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Can asexuality be triggered by sexual trauma?

A quick Google search of the term “asexual” will describe asexuality as , “a person who has no sexual feelings or desires”. For a long time I didn’t really have a firm grip on the idea of asexuality, so it was difficult for me to determine whether or not I really fit into the category of “asexual”. 467 more words

From The Desk Of Darlene J. Harris - "Heal Yourself and Break the Cycle of Violence" by Dr. Michael Ra Bouchard

Greetings everyone!

Today we publish the last in a series of articles written by Dr. Michael Ra Bouchard.  Dr. Bouchard allowed And He Restoreth My Soul Project to publish articles currently found on his website Lovekindly.com  http://lovekindly.com/violence.htm  about healing from childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence. 504 more words

Articles

Jumping Through Hoops

After many years of avoiding psychiatrists, I could not argue anymore with my doctor that I didn’t need to see one.  She suggested it four weeks ago when I showed up at her office, at the end of my rope and barely hanging on.  586 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Hot Chocolate

Afterward, he made hot chocolate.

It was winter.  Just before Christmas.  My father was off work for the holiday.  He was a teacher, so he had more time off than my mother. 643 more words

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Take It or Leave It

Imagine that you are standing on the edge of a cliff, ready to jump.  People are trying to convince you to turn around.  You keep repeating to them that you want to speak to X, who is sitting down a few feet away.  368 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Praying With An Eternal Focus

When you find yourself literally crying out to God, something about your prayer life changes. It is desperate. It is emotional. It is overwhelming.

I found myself there three years ago as I began my journey of healing from childhood sexual abuse. 762 more words