There is something about trauma that sticks with you mentally, emotionally and even physically. It is hard to shake off the baddest of the bad.
This is supposed to help living things survive, but sometimes it is more like poison to people. The memory is too heavy. It gets in the way.
Some folks can talk it out, but that does not work for me. Children draw their traumas because they do not yet have the vocabulary to fully express what they are feeling. I have to write mine out. I write it and re-write it, until it is on paper correctly. Then I can let it go.
Find your own way to GET IT OUT of you. So you can move on with your life. You do not need to lug the baggage around with you. I needed to keep these memories somewhere safe, so I could get to…
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