Sharing – Abuse Survivors and Our Bodies: Mistaking Correlation with Causation
This Week’s Links (weekly)
To The Secondhanders: Those Who Love People Who’ve Survived Abuse tags: CA ChildAbuse A Letter to All the Abusers Out There tags: CA ChildAbuse What is Required to Have a Life of Hope and Healing? tags: CA ChildAbuse Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
Links I’m Sharing (weekly) June 28, 2020
4 Ways Writing Can Help with Recovery from Mental Illness Doomscrolling Is Slowly Eroding Your Mental Health Challenging the Negative Stories We Tell Ourselves ‘Bear Our Pain’: The Plea For More Black Mental Health Workers Child Sexual Abuse Survivors From Ethnic Minorities Reveal How Their Ordeals Were Ignored I was told ‘depression isn’t real’…
Sharing – My Husband Took His Life After Hiding Years of Sexual Abuse
Lenore’s story is sad and tragic, but her message is important. We lose so many survivors, men, and women, who just never find a way to share their pain and look for help. People who live without hope because they feel shame about something that was never their fault. I encourage you to read what she has to say about her hope in sharing her husband’s story. I also encourage you to consider how many survivors we lose in the same way who we don’t even know were abused as children because they never felt safe enough to tell anyone. I guarantee there are many more people like that than we would like to think about.
Reading – Tumblr Is Becoming A Resource For Teen Suicide Prevention
Good for them for trying to make a positive difference in place of the mess that many social networks become for teens. Personally, I find Tumblr to be a scary place when you consider the idea of suicide contagion, and how having that much discussion about suicide on a day to day basis might be…