Holidays for DID Trauma Survivors… Making it Nice for the Littles

Posted: December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

This is a great list of ideas for Christmas fun. Holidays can be a very tough time for those working on building new memories and new lives. The possibilities are endless, and its never too late to build new fun memories!!! We can do it one day at a time or even one hour at a time. Blessings to you and yours.

Discussing Dissociation

I hope you are all having a good holiday season…..

I had hoped to post these thoughts a couple days back, but unfortunately, I didn’t have the chance until now.  And even though it’s the day after Christmas, I still want to approach the topic.  I’m proposing that it’s not too late to make a difference this year.

In my experience, from listening through the years, holidays are typically very difficult times for dissociative trauma survivors.  All too often, holidays are closely connected with painful memories, traumatic times, and troubled family relationships.  Holidays tend to be filled with heartbreak, conflict, aloneness, exclusion, depression, grief, and that nagging aching awareness that things are not anywhere near close to ok.

Years after years of painful memories leave big holes in the hearts of many survivors…

Having a good Christmas holiday is a need unfulfilled – an experience unknown.

Because…

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