Thank you for reading and responding. Sometimes providing facts, resources, and stats (as well as my own experiences and narrative) isn’t enough for some folks — they have their ideology to present and want to be heard.
Thank you for your reading and for your response, JS.
Hopefully, the links I provided gave you answers to several of your objections (e.g., surveys vs criminal reports ‘that may be skewed,’ the most recent studies and reports available, particularly on large populations, etc). Jim Hopper, Ph.D. provides a wealth of…
I can relate to what you describe your husband experiencing — as a childhood sexual abuse survivor, author, and advocate, I’ve learned to become verbal about these incredibly difficult experiences. However, it’s hard to describe this type of anxiety — I want to be with my partner, yet there’s this gauzy screen that blocks my ability to fully let go.
Helpful, Jordan! Interesting and informative. It’s like you’re retraining your brain. I’m not a fan of NLP or any of that stuff — I love that this is your own process and self-paced. More a form of self-care and mental health, if I understand you correctly.
Best of luck on your journey.
There’s only so much I can share publicly, so I’ll answer best as I can. He couldn’t afford the house payment — I could based on what I earned, so staying in the house wasn’t an option for him. He chose not to look for steady work.
Thanks for your thoughts and comments. I’ve seriously thought about it, and would do so if it weren’t for my sexual abuse support groups and street team, as well as the ability to connect quickly with clients from all over the world in PM. The convenience factor is undeniable, I suppose.