But Alcohol…

Alcohol is my coping mechanism. I didn’t really know that or recognize it up until a few years ago when I started counseling after a “date” rape. I’ve been drinking since at least age 16. Started out with Colt 45, then Old English 800 and onto Coqui 900. From what I remember, they were mostly … Continue reading But Alcohol…

Advertisements

Feeling Safe

Feeling safe. That’s what people don’t understand. The emotional intensity of trauma cannot be seen, only felt. Last night, it was just a kiss that had me shaking and crying. I could see that belt and hear him saying “if you didn’t like it, we don’t have to do it again, but don’t tell anyone.” … Continue reading Feeling Safe