Why I write

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When I started this blog in 2015 I was looking for an outlet for the emotional pain I was experiencing at the time. I used to write in a diary as a child to cope with the abuse I was experiencing. After a very tough few months recovering from the realisation that my parents are both narcissistic and very harmful, I decided that it was important for me to also make others aware of my experience.

A few important points:

  • I write this blog as a survivor of abuse and from the point of view of someone living with complex ptsd.
  • I am not a qualified mental health professional but hope to gain a qualification in the future as a life coach and hopefully art therapist.
  • I believe in mutual respect and have an understanding of the differences in peoples’ recovery from abuse & trauma. Everyones’ journey is unique!
  • I believe in reducing the stigma associated to mental illness.
  • I write sometimes to vent, sometimes to educate and sometimes because I want to relax.
  • I will at times recommend different blogs, mental health professionals & useful websites that helped me and might also help you!