Tag Archive: triggers

Apr 13 2015

6 of 6 ‘Bees’ for ‘Becoming One’ at ‘The Bee Writes’!

    Over at The Bee Writes, Becoming One has received 6 out of 6 ‘bees’! “This is a very positive book that emphasises the ability of survivors to overcome their survival strategies which have become troublesome. It certainly has started another process of healing in me. But it also describes what is necessary for …

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Aug 27 2010

Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 08/27/10)

Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors is a weekly Friday feature. My selections are entirely subjective, and I know it will never be possible to include every great resource tweeted. But I can try! I’ve personally read all tweeted links, and believe them to be of great value. Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for …

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Mar 17 2010

The Significant Other's Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder

Sam, in the recent Best Tweets comments, mentioned his wife is the DID survivor. I pointed him to Jeff Vineburg’s outstanding work, The Significant Other’s Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder, but realized I’ve been remiss in not publicizing it sooner and much more widely. This guide has been available, completely free, on the Internet for …

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Jan 24 2010

Dissociative Echoes from 1994

Northridge EQ Santa Monica freeway

Please consider donating to Doctors Without Borders here or at the bottom of this post. This is a story about dissociation, and how nothing one dissociates is ever truly “gone”. I procrastinated starting this post, although it’s nagged at me since the day of the Haiti earthquake. I feared whatever was making me feel afraid. …

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Aug 17 2009

Triggers Inform You

Many abuse survivors are hyper-sensitive to things that remind them — or trigger a response in them — of a danger or grievous wrong that happened long ago. It feels fresh, though. It may appear quite innocently, as in a song not heard in years, or a certain smell from the kitchen or someone’s perfume. …

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