How to Bring Yourself Back from the Dark Side

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There is no cure for post-traumatic stress disorder. The triggers of past trauma don’t magically disappear over time. However, over time, you can get better at managing the triggers.

One, you can learn to identify them. Or, you can at least detect that something is triggering you, even if you can’t put…



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Merre Larkin

Merre Larkin


Writer and avid reader. Teacher of writing. Trauma-informed counselor. Marathoner. Survivor. Here to share, here to learn.