During this extended time of "Shelter in Place," the COVID-19 quarantine processes, social distancing, closed borders, limited travel, worldwide lock-downs, millions of people, including dissociative trauma survivors, are required to stay home, unable to get out to their normal places of support and interaction. Right now, we are separated from and unable to meet with the people with whom we usually meet. … [Read more...]
Do You have Athazagoraphobia?
Athazagoraphobia. I have learned a new word today. Athazagoraphobia. Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten, ignored, or being replaced. Athazagoraphobia. Ooooh boy, what a powerful word that relates to intense feelings held by soooo many dissociative trauma survivors. And since abandonment and neglect is often a huge and prominent part of the trauma history, is there any … [Read more...]