Messages in a Bottle #8: The Right to Say “I’m Sorry”

On three separate occasions recently, I have found myself writing about apologies. I wrote about how my Partner always apologizes for hurting me in an argument - even when we have both said hurtful things - because he knows that wasn't something I ever heard growing up. Then I wrote in another post how abusers never … Continue reading Messages in a Bottle #8: The Right to Say “I’m Sorry”

Fully Reversing My (Claim to) Mental Illness?

Do these two Pinterest pins seem equivalent to you? I'm going to ignore for a moment the implication by a UK PTSD charity that PTSD is "fully reversible" with CBT and EMDR. I've tried both, and I'm still waiting for that reversal. (Of course, given how many unique traumas the 9th Circle of Hell as … Continue reading Fully Reversing My (Claim to) Mental Illness?