Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.

‘Generational Abuse’ Is Not An Excuse For Abuse ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

1 Comment

beige 2-047

Advertisements


1 Comment

Shame Shifting Is Abuse


Leave a comment

Posters – How To Identify Toxic People ~ Lilly Hope Lucario


11 Comments

30 Helpful Things To Say To Someone With Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

beige 1-001

Often people don’t know what to say to someone with Complex PTSD. As a result some say things that are harmful, invalidating and hurtful. Often unintentionally. Some avoid us, either because they don’t know what to say, or because they don’t want to deal with our pain. Some suggest we should be over this, or shame us for talking about past trauma. That increases the isolation and shame survivors often feel.

I could write an entire article on the things people have said to me, that were completely inappropriate and very hurtful. Being someone who suffers suicide ideation and suicidal thoughts, I am aware of the life threatening result of being victim shamed, invalidated and being further traumatised by other people.

So, this article is a list of things survivors of complex trauma, who have ComplexΒ PTSD,Β feelΒ are helpful. It is my hope this leads to more productive and helpful interactions and support.

I asked my online Facebook community, and these wereΒ some of their responses. Continue reading


Leave a comment

Expert Opinion – Subclinical Psychopaths = 5-15% Of Population

Very interesting reading, and in my life experiences, these ‘subclinical psychopaths’ are far more common than is realised.

I believe many highly narcissistic people, also meet the criterion for psychopath/subclinical psychopath.

And I believe the insight of experts in the field, as opposed to your non expert general mental health professionals.

http://time.com/4533133/5-ways-to-deal-with-a-psychopath/?xid=time_socialflow_twitter&utm_campaign=time&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social