Tagged: ptsd

Not so easily triggered

You know I feel for folks who have gone through trauma but I am not the one that is so easily triggered by things. I don’t know if I have just become so numb...

Title? Think I forgot it too…

Through my years I have gone through things, done things, put myself in situations I shouldn’t have, gone places I shouldn’t have, yet some things I wish I could speak on. There are some...

Forgotten kisses

There are a lot of missing pieces of the puzzle of my life.One particular time, the day I married James. We were sitting here the other night talking about different things as we normally do...

The Hero Within…

Someone recently told me I was his hero. I honestly didn’t know what to say to that. I mean I am just Amy…mom to Dusty and Kayla, wife to James. It’s not like I’m...

The Ear

There are things some just don’t speak of.I am my husband’s ear and sometimes that is painful not to mention stressful. He purchased a truck almost 2 years ago and we have yet to...

Rape and Alcohol

    Two of the times I have been raped I was under the influence of alcohol. Because of the things I have gone through in my life, the lives of my family members...

Seeing signs

I have been reading posts from other domestic violence survivors in support groups. I see myself in so many of the stories I read. The intimidation, manipulation, the “love” the abusers claim they have...