Vulnerability can be especially scary when you have experienced trauma. But you are strong enough to work towards healthy vulnerability and health.
Recently we have been working to bring awareness to dating violence and sexual assault prevention. Most people don’t know how terribly common sexual assault is, or what to do about it. Intimate partner violence may be even more prevalent than sexual assault. Reports show that 1 in 5 women have experienced sexual assault. But nearly […]
Bad, how deep the pain is Oh, you just couldn’t believe And yes, I’m good on the surface But I’m a mess, I’m a mess underneath. See Winter took most of my heart And Spring punched me right in the stomach Summer came looking for blood And by Autumn, I was left with nothing It […]
Survivors of childhood trauma deserve all the peace and security that a loving relationship can provide. But a history of abuse or neglect can make trusting another person feel terrifying. Trying to form an intimate relationship may lead to frightening missteps and confusion. How can we better understand the impact of trauma, and help survivors […]