Living with a mental illnessIt's hard to think of anything more stigmatised than mental illness. When you tell someone you're mentally ill, they completely lose their shit. They don't trust you anymore.
Complex PTSD: From Surviving to ThrivingI see now how shame has been the motivation for pretty much all my past thoughts, words and actions. This book describes so many of my character attributes that I do not know what/who will be left when shame has been fully reversed.
Growl/howl/whine/cryAnyone who has hung out with me in private recently will know that I often make a continuous stream of noise with my vocal chords.