Grief & Complex PTSD Understanding, Accepting and Mourning for the losses helps heal childhood hurts

I’ve spent most of my life in a numbed state. Too grief-stricken to feel anything. Mourning for losses that have no names.  The deep sadness of losing my mother was literally like a black cloud over me. Gradually, my carefree life changed to one of despair. However, more than my…

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Alexithymia, Anhedonia, Amnesia – Frozen Feelings When emotional pain becomes unbearable the mind freezes

The first step to recovery from childhood abuse is acknowledging the hurts and feeling the pain. Being emotionally, physically or sexually abused  is unbearable for a child. When there is no restitution in sight, the only way to not go totally mad is to switch off one’s FEELINGS, albeit subconsciously….

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