I wrote this piece ‘Do You See Him?’ after touring with a documentary on human trafficking that featured my story called Stopping Traffic. It discusses the impact of sexual abuse on men .
Overcoming a victim mentality is a matter of perception. If you allow someone to make your world for you, they will always make it too small.
PTSD Is Not A Pissing Competition . I was contacted by a female veteran who made it very clear to me that she believes that REAL PTSD was only something that people in the military could experience. I very firmly and politely disagreed.
How PTSD Affects Daily Life . When a man’s wife becomes his ‘caregiver,’ the natural order of marriage is destroyed. If a woman acts like your mother, it is impossible to be intimate with her.
#DEALWITHIT is a PTSD self-help book for veterans, police and trauma sufferers
Tips for Living with PTSD .
What Happens when PTSD is triggered ?
Lack of sleep will make you cranky and out of sorts. It will affect your memory, may lead to accidents, weaken your immune system and even make you fat!
Here are 4 simple things I do when I am struggling with PTSD nightmares and flashbacks.
I looked out over the crowd , a mixture of both veterans and nonmilitary personnel. I asked What About Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Self Care? The room was quiet.
: As part of my preparation for writing #dealwithit – living well with PTSD, I conducted a survey of people who had been sexually abused or trafficked world wide. Those that responded were evenly split between both genders.