Archive for shame

Dear Ms. DID: I still don’t understand about the cutting

Have you ever felt enough anger to hit a wall? An internal cauldron that has spattered over the edge and must be released? To throw something across the room? To get the satisfaction of hearing something shatter? Cutting can release that cauldron by directing internally rather than externally. Some thoughts on what it does, why it works, what what it feels like.

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In-patient treatment for trauma based disorders

I hate that word, “Disorders.” But the name is less relevant than the fact that at least part of the medical profession acknowledges it.

I have been researching specialized treatment for abreactive work. In-patient programs for trauma. Let’s talk about some of these facilities and what the offer.

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Alas Babylon – the “Other” language of suicide

When someone you care about finally reaches out in their despair, will you hear that cry for help? How many really say, “Hey, I’m gonna go jump off the bridge now.”

Some thoughts on the less obvious indications you should consider now.

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