The advertising for General Hospital's segment on teen violence / teen dating abuse** caught my attention. I decided I would check out this "Must See Week!" since the topic is such an important one, especially after all the media coverage of the Chris Brown / Rhianna abusive incident. Today's teenagers do need to know about domestic violence issues, and I was hoping that General Hospital would do the topic … [Read more...]
DID Trauma Survivors and Getting Support from Other People – or not?
Dissociative trauma survivors need emotional support. However, this can be difficult to achieve. As the show, "United States of Tara" is gradually starting to demonstrate, survivors with Dissociative Identity Disorder have friends and family members that offer varying levels of support: Those that find dissociative trauma survivors to be really good, kind, decent, and wonderful people, and will stand by them … [Read more...]