I am an author, blogger and incest survivor who offers hope, inspiration and practical insights for survivors of childhood sexual abuse so each one can live an empowered life apart from the effects of abuse.
When I was first healing, I saw all the 'trigger warning' messages on abuse sites and I concluded that being triggered was harmful. That coincided with my belief that pain was life-threatening. The truth is, feeling triggered isn’t damaging. Triggers aren’t the problem; avoiding pain is. ”