If someone you love has lived through trauma, hopefully this list will help you understand why they sometimes struggle to open up to you. It isn't personal, trauma is just...hard.
Maladaptive daydreaming is when your daydreams go beyond an occasional distraction from boredom and turn into something that disrupts your life.
This is me. This is what mental health issues look like up close and personal.
Dissociation is a form of protection. We dissociate when our minds need to protect us from some aspect of our reality.
I often completely forget that I am trapped in a meat cage.