This post contains talk of suicide. If you need help please contact your nearest suicide support hotline. Talking helps, trust me on that. “The pain is excruciating, the pain in mine and my wife’s eyes are too much to bare.” Edward Lake Edward Lake, the father of three young children killed by
A big part of growth involves looking back and reframing the parts of your life that caused you the most pain. I've done that with the abuse I suffered at the hands of my uncle and it's helped a great deal. When it comes to Rehtaeh it's harder of course, the pain there is
One of the earliest incidents of trauma I can remember happened at a dentist's office. I was at most seven years old and when I look back at it now I can see the impact it had on my life. It was the worst breach of trust there could be and to this day I have problems trusting people in authority situations. I never think they'll do the right thing, ever. I learned to deal with most of the shit in my life on my own and it was mentally damaging as hell.