Datweet's Blog - "My Journey"
It's an automatic reaction that stems from my sexual violence history.
When I have an experience that the innermost parts of me recognizes as traumatic,
My mind, emotions, and spirit fight to protect me.
Just as they've always done from when I was a child.
They have become conditioned to protect me.
Each time, however, I'v...
Last night, I celebrated being eight days "self harm free". I found it difficult to celebrate the occasion with others. Even though I told them that we can do something to celebrate life. But they only laughed. I know tha...
At times, I try to prevent self-blame for my past trauma with these words:
"You did the best you could in the moment.
You can't blame yourself for making decisions
towards something you couldn't fully understand.
You did the best you could in the moment."
I truly believe we do.