We talk about freedom of speech; we say that humans are free to say anything but then we abuse children so that they become silent; we shame women so their voices are never heard and then, we expect women to speak up for their rights.
Feeling of being Safe for Survivors
The gender-shaming we live with is so subtle, so ingrained in our psyche that we never feel “good enough” and when we face situations that we don’t want, we’d rather suffer and not say anything.
Gently and compassionately, Dr. Babette Rothschild guides so that survivors can take charge of their own healing and are not afraid.
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As a #survivor, I have relied on my #partners to create the sense of #safety for me but recently, I had an opportunity to create my own #sexualsafety. The result was #ecstatic… #rubiversity #csa #sex
Restoring #sexual #safety is crucial for #healing #sexualscars and it is best managed by having a #Consent and #Boundaries Conversation #csa #rubiversity
Restoring #emotionalsafety for #survivors requires becoming aware of how emotions become intense for you… #csa #rubiversity #sexualabuse #childabuse
Restoring physical safety for survivors includes inducing the “fight” mode of survival and one can train for it
Survivors of Childhood abuse live with a sense of “un-safety” that is at the core of all the symptoms of Trauma. If we understand how this sense of “not feeling safe” gets triggered, we can start the journey of healing and re-balancing ourselves.
Wouldn’t it be great if you were able to choose in the moment whether to exercise control? Wouldn’t it be nice to develop an internal sense of safety…
Do you have an inherent need for control? Is that the only way you feel safe? What type of control do you practice? Do you know that there is another way?