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The Turning Point In My Recovery was accepting that I would never ever get better. - what is PTSD post traumatic stress disorder
Now I know this sounds opposite to what a lot of phyco-babblist will tell you. And it gets even worse if your a Christian. If you are a Christian, then you have multi-million dollar organizations with unqualified people speaking emphatically, telling you that all you have to do is read your bible, buy their book and attend their conference and you will be A-O-K. And if your not A-O-K then somehow it is your fault, somehow you did not have the ‘faith’ to make it happen or you have got a secret sin somewhere. I’ve read every book I could get over the last 20 years, particularly the last 5 relating to what I have to deal with on a daily basis that is a result of the abuse I experienced. When I stopped looking for answers from others, when I stopped looking to God for a mind wipe or a miracle (yes I am a Christian and i do believe in the supernatural). When I came to accept and realized that even if I did get any of those things, it would not make a fundamental change to what I had to deal with on a daily bases. …