Who, Me? Angry?!

In how many ways do we express anger and in how many more ways do we deny that we feel anger at all? Anger is binged; it is purged, eroticized, drunken, and driven, smiled away, snorted, smoked, stolen, and gambled

Fabled Truths and Family Lies

Labeling a behavior as “crazy” is a particularly destructive form of emotional abuse that makes you question your reality and intuition. It is almost always present in rigid and shame-based family systems…

Emotional Incest

The “privilege” or exclusivity in being overtly, sexually abused carries an instinctive sense of danger, fear and shame that is not present with covert sexual abuse or emotional incest.

Full Cradles and Empty Hearts

For the uninitiated Postpartum depression is a mood disorder similar to other forms of depression and/or anxiety. But, depression that occurs post childbirth and endures longer than the “baby blues” and that often accompanies childbirth, is referred to as PPD.

Twisters and Rollercoasters

Individuals with complex post-traumatic stress often verbalize feeling wronged, misunderstood, and empty which provokes the internal mood to reach “broil”. And as is often the case the trigger be it internal or external prompts attempts to self medicate overwhelming emotions with alcohol and chemical dependence…

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