how much does the dehumanizing behavior of today’s contribute to mental illness? my blog friend shoe1000 shares some thoughts around that.
“…and that accounts for that drug abuse.” As I listen to my fellow “recovery” compatriots, I hear the same thing over and over. We needed at one point in our lives to use our mind to mitigate or dissociate from events that caused us trauma. This signaled to our mind that it was going to be it’s responsibility to make our lives safe. Why did we have to do this? I was talking with my buddy Willem3655 today and we were talking about that there never was an opportunity to go to our elders and tell them how confused, scared and unable to navigate our way through the the confusion and pain we were experiencing in our life.
I was in a meeting this morning and all of the people attending had long time sobriety. Yet the topics were shame, fear, confusion and psychological pain. This is not to…
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