“What to Do If You Were Sexually Molested As a Child” –Excellent Article

16 Feb

Read this. Read it even if you’ve spent years discussing and working on your trauma.

I highly recommend exploring the whole blog. I don’t agree with absolutely everything the author says, and I do wish that he or she would put up a page about him/herself (I’m inclined to believe the author is female, but I could be wrong). BUT I have found helpful information and insights in every article I’ve read on it. This one is especially good, in part because it advises you about what you should look for, and look out for, when treating your trauma–psychiatrists and therapists can mess you up more if they don’t know their business. I learned this the hard way when my shrink pushed desensitization therapy too quickly and I ended up agoraphobic and paralyzed by panic attacks and dissociation for an entire summer.


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