This section is really about LACK OF SAFETY & LOSS OF CONTROL. This is the cornerstone issue behind trauma
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the light under the door . . .
. . . and in he comes
he was like a dragon creeping through the forest
So lonely . . .
Bedroom . . .
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There was nowhere safe. In my own room the drawers held chaos, I couldn’t contain anything.
You left me broken but inside of all that mess, there is a little me
You’re everywhere. Let me go
I built a castle of myself and even though you ignored me, you were always there threatening to tear me down
I think there might be somewhere safe in me if I could only get to it.
I went to sleep every night seeing this – nothing rested, nothing calm, everything shifting and confusing. Why weren’t you my centre?
Maybe I can fight you, but when I try you stop me from returning to any safety. How can I be rid of you?