Tag: ptsd and rape

Do you reinforce the idea of the Rape Myth?

You Know You Want It - By Charlotte Farha

Living in this world as a victim who survived sexual violence, assault and child molestation I have had to learn from an early age that the systems of power and society are against me due to my gender and mental illness. People speak of…

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Confronting my own blood – the aftermath of sexual violence

Confronting my own Blood - By Charlotte Farhan

There is something which disturbs my mind every day, which no one knows to look at me – no one suspects that throughout my day I have to endure pain and flashbacks due to the metallic, heart pumped liquid that flows through our veins. When…

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I Can’t Look Forward – Art and Poetry – By Charlotte Farhan – Reflecting the physical and emotional struggles of having Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Art by Charlotte Farhan

I Can’t Look Forward By Charlotte Farhan In memories I continue to relive, not able to endure this universes reality, my amygdala is highly combative, the fragmented pieces falling from my dead family tree. Infected fear filled eyes, like sores from the past, in…

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Art to End the Silence on Rape – Head on a Stick – Art and Poetry by Charlotte Farhan

Head on a Stick - By Charlotte Farhan

Head on a Stick By Charlotte Farhan I offer my head to feed their eyes and tongues, judgment spat at me with venomous vigour, my body discarded leaving me without lungs, crowds come forward with their mouths even bigger. – “Her head on a…

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Opening Yourself up Within Therapy – Dealing with the Intensity of Reliving

Art By Charlotte Farhan

Waking up from the intensity of nightmares and night-terrors, feels a though you have been battered black and blue emotionally and physically. The hell of thinking within your unconscious dream state that you are trapped in this dystopian creation of your own afflicted mind,…

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PTSD AWARENESS ART – Pain and Detachment – By Charlotte Farhan​

Pain and Detachment - By Charlotte Farhan

Pain and Detachment – By Charlotte Farhan​ The pain from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) infects the mind like poisonous thorns and then to alleviate the suffering the mind detaches into a dissociative state. Leaving reality and separating me from the real world. The…

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