Tag: childhood trauma

Anorexia A pebble for your thoughts

A pebble for your thoughts

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My father believed in magic. He forever chased bigger and better, shouting his ideas from the rooftops so the world would look his way. My mother was, and remains, eloquent, challenging and well-spoken. In childhood, I struggled to be heard and understood because the need of both parents to be...

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The Diary Healer News Cold caller triggers childhood memories of domestic violence

Cold caller triggers childhood memories of domestic violence

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Unknown number comes up on my phone. I hesitate to answer but decide it might be important. There is a woman’s voice on the other end of the line. She begins to ramble on to me. Repeat words jump out at me, words like, “Domestic violence!” “Children in need…what a...

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When trust is shattered in childhood: A message about the healing power of friendship

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  The following story by Karyn Rose Braveheart is the third in a series of Dear Diary posts focusing on relationships and partnerships to commemorate World Eating Disorder Day, June 2, 2017 #WeDoActTogether. Relationships can either tear you apart or turn you into something awesome. They are all based around trust. Healthy relationship...

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