You aren't hurting anyone by accepting the reality of your trauma.
Pretending these feelings aren't real just gives them more power because they start to feel more and more out of control.
I had a pretty rough week. And changing a few behaviors hasn't eradicated my shame. But it has shown me that I am not completely prisoner to it.
Time-blindness is a phenomenon where a person does not recognize that time is passing, or how quickly it's passing, or how soon an event or deadline is approaching.
It can be really hard to watch someone you love experience mental illness.