What They Don't Tell You About PTSD

What They Don't Tell You About PTSD

PTSD. They give you a textbook definition of it — hypervigilance, nightmares, flashbacks, etc. — but they never really tell you how it feels. They never tell you the reality of the disorder. They never tell you the ins and outs of how these symptoms play out in the real world. As a survivor and a therapist, these are the things I have learned about PTSD. These are the things that no one ever tells you is “normal” for survivors.

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5 Unexpected Things Children Experience After Abuse

5 Unexpected Things Children Experience After Abuse

Many people fail to realize that once a child has been removed from an abusive environment and is considered safe, they still have a long road of recovery ahead of them.

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