It has come as an increasing awareness to me that women are falling out of love with their own body in preference for a digitally enhanced and sometimes mutilated example of western womanhood.
This week’s BLOG looks at how women are choosing what they look like – ‘down there’…
Doctors aren’t perfect…
As with all emotional health illnesses there was no lack of advice from friends and family. Lots of loving and well-meaning people who only wanted for me to feel well again were full of helpful information and tips. One particular friend, who had a relative who’d been greatly helped by a local doctor, suggested that I might benefit from seeing him too.
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Take me to the volcano
Everything I needed to know I learned from watching television.
Last time I touched on the concept of flashbacks. The point being that flashbacks are nothing like what we’re shown on TV. They do not automatically transport us back into the circumstances or memories of our trauma. They generate an emotional and sensory collage that stimulates the ‘feelings’ associated with the trauma, making some or all, everyday experiences almost impossible to endure.
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Things not to say…
Flash backs, like all memory related recollections don’t play like a clip from your favourite movie. They are a collage of sensory perceptions and emotional destabilisation laid across an everyday experience.
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