Perpetrators are perpetrators and survivors are survivors – Are things this simple? do these labels limit our understanding of the issues at hand…
When we hide our trauma/pain from others, we become inauthentic. From this place, when we try to connect with others and want them to support us, we continue to feel misunderstood and unsupported.
Life would be so easy if we were happy all the time, wouldn’t? and It’s so tempting to avoid pain because it creates the fallacy of being happy… and we let ourselves go awry with this illusion
What can be stronger than the all mighty and all paralyzing fear? what can help us move forward when our flashbacks and nightmares keep us stuck in pain?
It has been a year since Healing Wounds Together was launched. This blog is an acknowledgement to myself for all the hard work and to you – my reader coz without you, all of this is worthless…
#csa #childabuse #trauma #healing #sexuality #rubyusman
Aren’t our sex organs a kind of “muscle”? So why wouldn’t a muscle therapy work on our sex organs as well? Exercise for strength and massage for healing.
#ptsd #shame #sexuality #csa #childabuse
I’m the guy who grasps the treasure but then seems to hit every booby trap on the way out, never seeing the triggers until it’s too late
#triggers #survivor #ptsd #csa #childabuse #sexualabuse
Nightmares, body illnesses and other trauma symptoms can be quite crippling at times. This is one woman’s story of how she overcame the nightmares and body memories.
#ptsd #csa #childabuse #somatictrauma #healing
Very often, tantra is loosely used in the context of sexuality but that’s not how my experience started. In fact, Tantra completely changed my relationship with my “numb” body and helped me heal my trauma.
#ptsd #csa #childabuse #sexualabuse #healing #tantra
Sometimes simple things make the biggest difference in our bodies. Creating “Space” is one of those things – it is simple yet profound in our healing journey as survivors
#csa #ptsd #sexualabuse #healinglifestyle #childabuse #tension #trauma