I wrote a blog post back in December 2018 Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don't Understand, besides any post about sex (go figure), this was one of my most popular blogs. In that post I wrote about hiding your condition, trying to keep it altogether with work and within relationships, how to spot… Continue reading Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: Coping Ahead
"Just get over it!" "That was a very long time ago." "It is what it is." "You shouldn't be affected by that." "At least it wasn't rape." "You could have it a lot worse." "Why are you still thinking about it?" "You need to move on with your life." "Not every guy is like that."… Continue reading Just Get Over It
Recently (Yes, like 5 days ago) I decided that the long distance love thing wasn't working for me. When I think about a relationship or getting to know someone, I think about doing the most normal things together but they feel like magic. Like, going to the farmer's market or after sex Netflix binge watching.… Continue reading The Next 6 Months
Childhood sexual abuse, rape, incest and sexual coercion and all forms of sexual trauma impact us for the rest of our lives. What people don't understand is that it isn't just our sex lives that it affected. It is not being able to trust people. It is not being able to feel joy during sex.… Continue reading 10 Essential Tips: Healing From Sexual Trauma
Sexual trauma can be a variety of things. Sexual trauma can occur when you are coerced into sexual relations with someone you know. Sexual trauma can be molestation from a family member at a young age. Sexual trauma can be when a stranger rapes you. Sexual trauma could be when you are fighting with your… Continue reading 5 Things Nobody Tells You About Sexual Trauma Survivors
Anxiety is very common. You probably know someone in your life that has an anxiety disorder in some form. Anxiety accounts for more than 3 million cases in the United States alone. Since it is one of the more common mental health conditions, it can be easy to overlook your symptoms as just "not that… Continue reading Are You Ignoring Your Anxiety Symptoms?
Before you read through the next 7 statements, make sure you read my experience with the MeToo movement I have PTSD. I was not diagnosed until February 2018. I lived with these symptoms for the better part of 10 years. Sex is about the other person and their pleasure, only. When you have early sexual trauma,… Continue reading 7 Statements on Early Sexual Trauma & The Impact on Adult Relationships