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A Bad Dream

I woke up feeling the heavy weight of panic in my chest as my head jerked quickly to the right. I saw the back of my husband’s head and our dog, Angel, sleeping between us, her butt against my husband’s … Continue reading

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My ‘Coming Out’: Surviving Trauma And Managing Post-Traumatic Stress

When I was in college I kept a knife within an arm’s reach, but concealed in the bed that I slept at night. I also slept in my clothes, complete with running shoes. All of the lights were on, my … Continue reading

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