Are Associations Preventing You from Hearing the Message?

By marilynldavis

To break down associations, identify who the person reminds you of; then make a conscious effort to not filter the message by the association or past connection. 

Sedated Secrets: Waking up to the Nightmare of Sexual Abuse

By marilynldavis

“Abuse manipulates and twists a child’s natural sense of trust and love. Her innocent feelings are belittled or mocked, and she learns to ignore her feelings. She can’t afford to feel the full range of feelings in her body while she’s being abused—pain, outrage, hate, vengeance, confusion, arousal. So she short-circuits them and goes numb.”