The train: linear v organic thinking

December 6, 2015 LC 0

When speaking with family and close friends, ‘the train’ has become conversational shorthand for a linear life. In short, you board the train at one of its early stops: first job, relationship etc and follow the trip through an orderly set of station stops, no detours, no …

Ambiguity of CSA terminology

July 10, 2015 LC 1

There is enormous ambiguity in the terminology surrounding child sexual abuse (CSA). Understandably, you could argue, given the sensitive nature of the subject.  It would be an understatement to say this really bothers me. It really, really bothers me. It makes me so furiou …

What’s an episode?

November 10, 2014 LC 2

What’s an episode like, what happens? PTSD is by nature a very individual tormentor. I don’t believe it’s possible to write a complete generic example of an episode, so this is just my experience. This description was written for my family to try and explain: I …