By Jerry Donaldson, Catherine Jean Johnson
A home Divided is an inspirational, thought-provoking e-book approximately “multiple character disorder” co-authored via an abuse survivor and her counselor, and is a needs to learn for therapists, counseling division educators, survivors of physical/sexual abuse and their kin or friends.
If you’re skeptical in regards to the life of dissociative identification affliction or ask yourself how somebody might be able to create a hundred and fifty personalities not to mention combine them, this e-book will problem your assumptions. An awe-inspiring account of the way Catherine Jean turns into complete after gaining knowledge of the unspeakable sexual and actual abuse she persevered as a child.
Despite the bad nature of the abuse, readers will locate mental truths and insights appropriate to their very own own progress.
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After the revelation, there is the problem of how to deal with the initial shock, how to explore the reasons for the affair, and how to deal with the threats of divorce or the reparative process. ” The most common reasons for an affair are the following: • The person falls madly in love with someone else. • The person feels something is missing in the relationship. • The person acts out of revenge or as an expression of anger. 14 Complaints and the Art of Listening • The person needs many different people for adulation and attention.
We have some serious stuff going on. Basically, I would like a happier marriage, for us to be a happier family and have more intimacy and fun. Mr. D: I would like a more positive connection, to feel happy and safe, and be more sexually attracted to my wife. Mrs. D: I feel very upset with all the uprising—the bombings in Boston, the explosions in West Texas, all the bomb threats (this is all happening during our sessions). It’s scary to go anywhere today. Therapist: Sounds like there is something else scary going on.
I just don’t get it! I am the alpha woman—independent, self-sufﬁcient. I don’t need anything from anybody. Guess he must have felt that with all my strong attributes I was cutting his balls off. I don’t know if I will ever take him back or forgive him, but if I do, I guess I will have to take some responsibility for making him feel like a nothing. Therapist: Even if your behavior does play a part, it still does not justify his screwing around. I want you to know that what I am about to say in no way validates your husband’s betrayal, but we do need to take a look at the dynamics in your relationship, how your husband felt very abandoned and excluded by you.
A House Divided: Recovering from Sexual Abuse and Multiplicity by Jerry Donaldson, Catherine Jean Johnson