Never having the opportunity to have important conversations or heal old wounds makes grieving harder. Take advantage of the time that you have to ask the hard questions and have the important conversations. ~Tonya McKenzie
Kids that experience things like domestic violence, gun violence, and child abuse become teenagers and young adults with PTSD symptoms. Only about one-quarter of African Americans seek mental health care, compared to 40% of whites. ~Tonya McKenzie
Kids are pretty basic. When you’re nice to them and you give them attention and buy them things, they love you. They want you around. They want to be around you. Predators know that. So, they do all of the things that a child wants to get their loyalty. They then proceed to satisfy their own physical or emotional needs.
When trauma happens, you do not have to deal with it by yourself. Trying to get past it, sort out your feelings and establish a path forward can be complex. ~TMcKenzie
(ACE) adverse childhood experiences leave a permanent stain on many individuals. It cannot be erased. It can be regulated with medication but, who wants to take medication for the rest of their life? ~TMcKenzie
I will be hosting a live Q & A on amafeed.com. If you or anybody that you know is struggling to function and strive while dealing with past trauma, let’s talk about it. If you have read the book, A Child’s Memories of Cartoons & Murder and you have some unanswered questions, AS ME ANYTHING onRead more about Ask Me Anything[…]