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amazona Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-29-03 10:51 AM
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31. i had abuse and other issues
I am supposedly a high functioning autistic and also experienced a good bit of physical/emotional abuse. So while I don't think therapists know much if anything about treating these traumas, please read my previous post and get some hope from that. Things do get better. They just do. If nothing else, you get to an age where you really don't give a hoot about what happened when you were 8 years old or whatever. Time is the great healer. Don't give up. You can make it. There's a big, beautiful world out there. Look to the future, not the past, is my suggestion. Therapy perhaps dwells too much in the past. As you get older, memories fade, or their accuracy changes so much that there is no point any longer wondering if what you remember is really "true" -- it probably isn't, so don't stress it.

You will be happy one day. Don't give up hope.
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