Why did you stay?
Why did I, and why did the rest of us? If you’re still involved, why can’t you leave?
Find out below. In the process, free yourself from needless self-blame and shame. It is tremendously powerful to understand the facts of your experience. It can help you heal.
Writing about the hero’s journey inspired me to continue with this positive theme and talk about Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG).
“It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.”
Recovery from involvement in a psychopathic bond was a long and rocky road. But in the arduous process of healing after it was over, I discovered some things within myself that I didn’t know were there — Strength. Resilience. The ability to overcome adversity. The ability to put myself first. You will also discover surprising things about yourself. (more…)