A sepia-toned image of a mother holding her baby. Their foreheads are touching and they both smile. Two lines of red outlined black text overlay it. Topline reads: "attachment theory" second line reads: "the ties that form us"

Informational Article: Attachment Theory (Pt 2)

Understanding attachment can help people understand why they are dealing with what they are and to make sense of specific experiences with our caregivers and abusers (for many of us these are the same person) Attachment theory can help people know what is making relationships so hard and begin to address what it is and form better relationships going forward. Knowing it's a piece of other mental health struggles can also help be a piece in recovering from DID, BPD, or C-PTSD. It gives us words to explain our struggles and find others dealing with similar.

Question: Does having intrusive thoughts about children make me an abuser?

Intrusive thoughts are not things we actually want to do. If you do not actively want to sexually act on children and don’t experience sexual attraction to children. Intrusive thoughts are a mental health issue that are upsetting, other thoughts like murder, driving the car off the road, or other forms of sexual violence happen … Continue reading Question: Does having intrusive thoughts about children make me an abuser?

Media: Poems about Sexual Assault and Abuse

General rape and sexual assault trigger warning https://youtu.be/0Wu7Ax78hXo abuTrigger Warnings: Misogynistic slurs cw, street harassment cw, victim blaming cw,Alcohol mention , Drugs mention, https://youtu.be/j4m3AJamQYM Trigger Warnings: CSA cw, eating disorders cw, other forms of violence cw, feeding tubes mention, genital mention, misogynistic slurs, police mention, harsh language https://youtu.be/LoyfunmYIpU Trigger Warnings: Implied suicide cw, Victim blaming … Continue reading Media: Poems about Sexual Assault and Abuse