Dissecting our personality into multiple agents taking care of each other like a family might be the healing tool you've been waiting for.
Once you become trauma-informed and understand your parents, while well-meaning, were fighting their own battles, you start seeing the need for reparenting everywhere.
Like many others, I have been struggling with low self-esteem for most of my life. There is pressure to deny this part of ourselves on social media, but is total positivity even possible?
As trauma survivors, the process of healing can overpower us, taking over our lives. So healing should be the most important thing in my life, right?
There is a lot of uncertainty in my life, requiring me to sit with the feeling. Can I learn to be comfortable with the lack of validation and not feel guilty for not justifying my existence?
It's been a rough couple of weeks, and yet I'm working my hardest to be happy. How to focus on what we can control instead of what happens to us?
I still mourn being sober even 18 months in. Refusing closure, what else am I refusing of letting go off?