Monthly Archives: May 2017

Questions & Answers about Early Trauma

Recently, a reader wrote me to express appreciation for my 2014 blog post “ReStory Notes: Some Powerful Questions & Answers” and to ask permission to post it on Facebook. In answering a resounding yes, I reread the post and realized how spot-on it was and how it might be helpful to someone struggling to understand him…

Saved by a Spider: Connection is Key

Spider with Suicide             A long-legged spider hung above where I, twenty-one, lay on an attic cot in the abandoned house I’d climbed into—   the place I swallowed all those pills but woke up—frightened, disappointed, baffled really.   Now what?   I touched the cool brick next to me,…