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 [...]
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 [...]
When you have one thing in your life that brings you anxiety and depression and you choose the route of denial or avoidance where it is concerned, anything from that point that you do all becomes an effort to cover the pain or fear you feel from that one thing. Gym, eating, sex, high academic [...]
Avow By: Francesca Seopa Proceed on fourth, dare down below, Rise to the flag of hearts it glow. When each shall fall but not concede Their greatest shame the soul shall bleed. If gone to meet that certain fate. Dare not sway the ilk would hate. Contest and stand against the might, [...]
Seeking Providence By: Francesca Seopa How many wars must we wage, before we realize that borders are made by men, not gods? How many houses must burn, before we learn that peace is made by words not weapons? How many children must die, before we discover that the highest religion is that of humanity? How [...]
Losing Hopes To Despair: Thus Passes A Lifetime by: Francesca Seopa There's a battle being fought behind the curtain An enemy awaits me, on that I'm certain There are blows being thrown where im out of sight But my armour awaits the evil that lurks with night Cuddled in my manner of [...]
People cannot hide who they are forever.