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Day 326: An act of trust

Sometimes just saying the word “trigger” is a trigger.  It means you are admitting to being hurt…upset…angry…emotional…vulnerable.  Saying it to the person who is causing you to be triggered is incredibly hard for all those reasons…plus you don’t know how … Continue reading

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Day 163: The best way to release the trigger is to trigger it until it’s no longer a trigger

My father was full of hate.  He raged.  He spewed harsh words that would cut to the bone leaving a wound so clean it couldn’t bleed…it was just exposed…gaping…unable to heal itself.  I lived in fear of him until I … Continue reading

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Day 86: Silencing the voices

This isn’t a post I really want to write.  I feel like I’ve made a lot of progress in that I’ve finally come to terms with the fact that I’m worthy of love… that I’m ok — even happy — … Continue reading

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Day 77: I used to rage…and not in the popular sense

I would yell…and say horrible things.  I was exceptionally gifted at delivering verbal jabs…slamming doors…even throwing things.  I used to rage…and not in the popular sense. I told myself it was because I grew up watching my father behave like … Continue reading

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Day 7: Sometimes it’s best to just sit with it for a while

As I prepared to leave my job, I started making a list of all the things I would be able to do that hadn’t seemed possible prior, and near the top of that list was “get a dog”.  Most people … Continue reading

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