Why We Need Inclusive Services: “Keep Your Acephobia Out of #MeToo Conversations, Jaclyn Friedman”

I offer several types trauma-informed services via Postmodern Woman, yet as far as I know, I am the ONLY sex educator who affirms aromanticism and asexuality, who knows of sexual trauma from formal education AND personal experience, and who IS multiply marginalized in ways that are way too often left out of the healing discourse. […]

I Let My Husband Rape Me, and Here’s Why…

Same shit I’ve been saying. #abuseculture. Why is that so hard to get? Why didn’t she leave? Because everyone is complicit. Because abusers are taken care of and supported in ways their victims aren’t. The world has always been backwards and upside down to me. Part of that is my neurodivergence, but it’s also because […]

Kaleidoscopes of Chaos – How Traumatic Boundary Violations Destroy The Capacity for Self-Care » The Art of Healing Trauma

I’m not sure why my sense of self always remained strong, even when powerless. But that’s the key difference between myself and many other survivors. My sense of my boundaries (and any hint of violation) was always on a hair trigger: my house, my fences, my alarms are all set at the atomic level. Yet, […]