Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 11

Why would I want to read someone’s rape story?

Why would I want to read someone’s rape story? I get this question a lot. I think the answer to that question is the same as the answer to the question I often ask myself, “Why I would I want to TELL my rape story?” I’ve heard everything from, “I don’t want to read your […]

November 06

Resiliency and success

In my field of PTSD research, the word resilience comes up a lot. Why are some people resilient after trauma while others develop PTSD? I often question whether PTSD represents a lack of resilience or is just a normal response, given an individual’s resources, that allows one to survive life-threatening trauma.   Merriam-Webster defines psychological […]