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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

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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    Recovering #SexualAbuseSurvivors #PTSD #CPTSD #Anxiety #Art

    One pen. One line. No thought. My subconscious mind speaks to me through the motions of my body.
    I thought this piece came out amazing despite its simplicity. I feel it captures so much.

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    Check out my new article!🙌❤️💪 #CPTSD #SexualAbuseSurvivors #Prochoice

    www.elephantjournal.com/2022/08/how-the-overturn-of-roe-v-wa...

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    Self Worth after #SexualViolence #PTSD

    How do you rebuild yourself after something like that? It's been almost 5 years since it ended but I'm not over it. #SexualAbuseSurvivors You would think I'd be relatively healed, and I'm getting there but sometimes I beat myself up over it. I know that's not good to beat myself up but what else can I do?