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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Writing to Heal

Here is a post by the wife of one of the new vets which I find helpful and healing. Nice to know people are finding help with the despair that living with someone who has PTSD can sometimes cause.
Writing helps me feel what I feel. I used to tell myself that I shouldn't feel what I felt because it wasn't logical. Well guess what? If feelings were logical they'd be called reasons, but they are not. Feelings just are, and if you sit with them they peak and then they fade. They are not permanent, unless you suppress them...
Please read this Caring for a Veteran/Writing to Heal


  1. Oh my goodness. Thank you so much for this shout out. I just love your take on feelings. "If feelings were logical they'd be called reasons." I so need to remember this! Thank you thank you thank you!

    Jamie Dement (LadyJai)
    My A to Z
    Caring for My Veteran

    1. I hope you will go to my web page and read the three issues on Numbness (Survivor Skill or Shortcoming?, Finding Your Feelings, So What Do I Do With This Feeling, Now that I've Found It?). In the Solace for the Self issue is a description of HEALS which has helped me with every painful feeling. I hope we can keep in touch.