Emotional Blindness

October 13, 2017 admin 0

Several years ago when I was newer to working with my therapist, she told me I had alexithymia, which is the clinical term for difficulty […]

Why Do I “Cluck”?

July 15, 2017 admin 0

I make clucking sounds with my tongue when I’m stressed out, overwhelmed, anxious, or even excited. It’s unconscious and I only notice myself doing it […]

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Web

May 16, 2017 admin 0

I have chronic nightmares. Sometimes they are so realistic and frightening that my brain won’t let my tired body go back to sleep afterward for […]

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Mirror

April 3, 2017 admin 1

Here’s a secret I haven’t told anyone: After I got attacked, I refused to look in a mirror—clothed or naked—for about two years. I’m finally […]

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Am I in a Wax Museum?

March 30, 2017 admin 0

The emergence of my nonverbal behavior always frightens me. When my ability to verbally communicate is swallowed, I feel powerless. Our world is not set […]