“We’ve offered advice and you ignore it. You’re using your trauma as an excuse to abandon us.” My friend’s words stung, but they didn’t surprise me. For several years I’d been trying to sort out my PTS symptoms–fear, psychological/emotional paralysis, numbness, triggers, and the confusion that had overtaken my life– and explain my struggles to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I recently did a radio show broadcasting from one of the nation’s largest cities. I was asked to talk about trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, not because I’m a mental health professional, but because I’ve walked through this issue myself and at the side of close friends and family members. Ten years ago, I thought […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.