Carolyn Hughes was neglected, abused, and abandoned as a child. She now expresses the emotions around this trauma through illustrated books. The process not only helps her heal, but others as well.
An anonymous guest blogger shares that the darkness of her depression is nothing to be ashamed of.
Inchara describes what it’s like to experience BPD. After she started to understand her self and issues more closely, she started to change the way she thought about herself and eventually, embraced her personality.
Hannah grew up with abuse from both sets of parents. Once she sought help and understood her trauma, she could disable the control it had on her.
April experienced severe social anxiety but wrote-it-off as being an introvert. It wasn’t until a teacher noticed that she was able to get help.
Kathryn’s mind is always trying to find answers to questions about her identity; the main questions being 1) Is my relationship right for me? and 2) Am I gay? This leads her to a diagnosis of ROCD (Relationship OCD) and HOCD (Homosexual OCD).
Tora has experienced much in her life; abuse, sexual assault, abandonment, feelings of worthlessness. Getting her life on track, she felt the trauma was behind her. Then she began to have daily seizures which were diagnosed as Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES).