I Know Trauma: We Are All Going Through It

This post is just what I needed to read. Not only do I feel less alone, it also offers constructive things I can do to ease the problems of insomnia, nightmares (and sleep walking in my case).


I have known trauma most of my life. My official diagnosis is of CPTSD, or Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. I have received many therapies over the years, in the forms of medication and talking therapy alike. I have attended group meetings. I have spent time in hospitals, clinics and meeting rooms. I have meditated and medicated and filled out CBT diagrams and gone under hypnosis, regressed and even watched the EMDR pendulum swing.

I know the symptoms, I know the signs and I also know what works.

But for now, let’s talk about Skyrim.

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