The Shadow Of What Was Lost

Feeling fake and dehumanized is one of the core symptoms of Complex PTSD.Tanja Windegger Trauma stays with a person for a very long time. Abuse preoccupies the survivor's thoughts throughout their life. Sometimes, this trauma resurfaces in different forms. Mine resurfaced when I started self harming and when I was diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel [...]

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A Paralyzing Chill

A paralyzing chill ran down my spine as I stood at that bus station. I was a mess. My heart was knocking on my chest as an irritated toddler would at his mother's leg when he demands to be given flight privileges. "Would you like to know the time, son?", A distant voice said, snapping [...]