Dissociation is a common response to trauma. The experience of being present when we are severely abused and feel powerless is incredibly painful.
— Read on blogs.psychcentral.com/psychology-self/2019/02/trauma-dissociation/
I’ve lived with bouts of depression my whole life. I’m not afraid or ashamed to say it. It’s just the way it is and part of what makes me, me.
I don’t think about it much anymore and I rarely talk about it. As I’ve gotten older my time in the dark has gotten less and less frequent and intense.
Life is change. The river is always flowing and moving and we are always changing with it. We are not the same people we were yesterday or the day before that or the year before.
Happiness, sadness and depression come and go in cycles.