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    CPTSD and pyschadelics

    I'm a bipolar and undiagnosed cptsd sufferer. I am an ex child protection social worker
    I'm completing an MSc in adult mental health and am really interested in treatments using pyschadelics
    Anyone had any success alleviating symptoms with these all #CPTSD #BipolarDisorder #Csa #Fibromyalgia #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SuicidalIdeation 🧙‍♀️❤️🙏🙂

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    I want to confront a few of the narcissist that have thought I kept their secrets out of them being better than me. I kept the secrets to protect others who could not deal hearing the truth. I don’t want an apology and I’m not wanting to do this to cause any troubles. I don’t know if I can let move on from the trauma if I don’t say my peace. I have taken the time to seek out and participate in long term mental health therapies. I put in the work to love myself again. I know that there will be deflecting and I will be ok with it all. I just want to say what has been on my heart so that I can move on. I guess I’m asking for a second opinion if it’s a good idea or am I just being triggered not thinking clearly. Thanks #CPTSD #PTSD #Anxiety #SexualTrauma #ChildAbuse #ChildhoodTraumaSurvivors #SexualAbuseSurvivors

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    I’ll Never Understand #MightyPoets

    I’ll never understand why he did what he did to me.
    I’ll never understand why she didn’t protect me.
    I’ll never understand why she abandoned me.
    I’ve been told that it’s better that way- not knowing.
    I’ll never understand why I won’t get an apology or an explanation- I have given up trying.
    I’ll never understand why they chose me.
    I’ll never understand. But maybe that’s the point.
    I’ll just never understand I guess.
    And that’s okay.

    #Abuse #PTSD #SexualAssault #SexualAbuseSurvivors #EmotionalAbuse #abandonment #Poetry #Trauma

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    Does writing about trauma help you?

    Writing in detail about my trauma is very unsettling but I also find it to be very liberating. Because I experienced sexual abuse, going into detail drags up bad memories but it also puts a lot into perspective. Does anyone else do this? Does it help at all? I also experienced emotional abuse.

    #SexualAbuseSurvivors #Trauma #PTSD #EmotionalAbuse

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    I am about to disable DMs

    Seriously, guys! The Mighty is NOT a pickup site! If one more person brings my physical attributes into an inbox conversation, I'm disabling my inbox and, if there is no option for this, I will just never open my inbox again!

    Seriously! There are some of us with unprocessed sexual and/or relationship trauma and your comments about our physical attractiveness is super triggering!!!

    #creepy #catfisher #SexualAbuseSurvivors #Relationshipabuse


    How did you forgive someone who hurt you?

    I just let my past go and wrote a letter that used empathy and compassion towards those that hurt me. I feel different but in a good way. This is the power of forgiveness.

    #PTSD #AbuseSurvivors #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SexualAssault #Forgiveness

    *As a note: I did say that their behavior is not excused and that I do not need to reconcile with them.* I think this is important.


    What do you wish people understood about your situation or condition?

    I wish people understood how hard it was to open up about the abuse I was enduring. That as a child, I was scared to speak up. Just because I opened up as an adult does not make it any easier. I also wish people understood that Bipolar is more than mood swings, that Borderline Personality is more than instability and that PTSD is more than flashbacks. I wish people would take the time to learn things instead of assume things about me and my conditions. I am sure that some of you may feel the same way.

    #Abuse #AbuseSurvivors #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SexualAssault #PTSD #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #frustrated


    How do you cope with your trauma responses? What are your responses?

    I just read that staying busy all the time is a trauma response. It distracts us from our healing.

    #PTSD #AbuseSurvivors #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SexualAssault


    How do you write to an abusive parent?

    There are things I want to say but don't know how. I am not planning on sending it, just writing for myself.

    #PTSD #Abuse #AbuseSurvivors #SexualAbuseSurvivors #Toxic


    Writing Letters #PTSD #AbuseSurvivors

    I've found that writing farewell letters to people that have hurt me to me really healing. I never send them but I also say what I have to say. Just wanted to post about this to see if it will help anyone else. Hope it does. We are #MightyToether . #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SexualAssault #Writing #Letters #goodbye

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