Can’t Make Him Happy

I belong to 2 CPTSD/PTSD groups on Facebook.  I don’t remember which one posted the question but a woman asked how she could help her little girl be happy again because they were going on a mother/daughter trip and the daddy said he would be sad while they were gone.  The little tender hearted girl…

Question of Church

Yes, my abusers went to the same church as I did. I was blamed by people at church.  I experienced victim shaming at church.  There are unpleasant people at church.  So why do I still attend church?  My relationship with God, the Father and Jesus Christ are not about them.  I felt the promptings of…

Summer slipping by

I work at a school so 2 months of summer is spent in a variety of activities that I don’t seem to get done during the school year.  This year is marked with adventures of all kinds.  Some not so great.  I ate soy at a restaurant that assured me their product was soy free. …

One Voice

Trigger warning……video done by a suicide attempt survivor.     This is a tough video to view but I believe it is important to share….The discussion is the survivor of a suicide attempt.  If you are not in a place you can view this skip it.  If you know someone that is at risk, encourage them…

They Call Me Mr. De

I finished reading They Call Me Mr. De by Frank DeAngelis.  He is the principal that experienced the mass shooting at Columbine High School. He gives a bit of his own history as to how he became principal at Columbine HS.  He shares his perspective of what happened that day.  Needed lots of tissues to…

30 things to say to someone with PTSD

Hi All, I am still megatime being grandma. Today is recovery day with resting from all the fun yesterday.  I follow several PTSD groups on Facebook….this article is from one of them. https://healingfromcomplextraumaandptsd.wordpress.com/2017/07/10/30-helpful-things-to-say-to-someone-with-complex-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-lilly-hope-lucario/ I’ve followed Lilly Hope Lucario for a long time.  She comes up with some great information. Enjoy.