Thoughts today Telling 7/21/2010

My father incested me from since I can remember until the age of 12 when I ran away and told the dirty truth. Of course, it was in the 1960’s and I was not believed. I ran away with a girl who lived down the street and the same thing was happening to her and…

Thoughts today Anger 6/30/2010

I have deep-seated anger issues. I think my anger manifests itself when I am triggered and remember the deliberate horrible actions by a parent. Then I usually mis-direct my anger toward someone I truly care about.  It is so important to recognize the triggers and cope with them to control the rage, depression, and/or bitterness.…

Thoughts today Triggers 6/27/2010

Triggers are common with incest or any kind of abuse. They are repetitive reminders to never forget the horrific memories of abuse. Some triggers are like daily companions and are set off by sights, sounds, smells, or any of the senses. Other triggers are buried deep in the dark and will bludgeon your body and…

Helpful Abuse Resources

The two books that helped me begin my journey from victim to survivor: The Hidden Rift With God by Dr. William Backus This book helped me to identify how angry I was at God. I blamed Him for the hurts caused by others and would sometimes scream out, “Why?” The bitterness I lived with daily…

Thoughts today Addictions/Bad Habits 6/25/2010

I’m thinking today that there are a lot of varied addictions/habits in this world. The first thing I did this morning was go online and open up Facebook. I read an interesting article about the Five Clues that you are going from social networking to social dysfunction, http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/04/23/ep.facebook.addict/index.html . I also read an article that…