Sometimes, I can’t bear thinking I may be dealing with these nightmares for the rest of my natural life. And the emotional flashbacks and the intrusive thoughts.
I hate that they are involuntary and I cannot stop them from happening.
I hate that other people go through this too. No-one deserves to go through severe abuse at all. But to then keep re-experiencing it over and over – is so cruel.
I read what other people on my community page write and the pain they feel and I desperately don’t want this for any of these survivors of abuse.
Last night my nightmare was about the child sexual abuse I endured as a child. My nightmares are normally of abuse at the hands of a sadistic psychopath. I don’t have nightmares frequently of the child sexual abuse I endured at the hands of a paedophile. Continue reading