Coping Mechanisms

Coping mechanisms take many different forms. They are necessary when dealing with the aftermath of traumatic events. Below is an excerpt from my autobiography where I describe how I coped as a child, and in my early adult life, with the effects of sexual abuse. This...

March To The Beat Of A Different Drum

“Marching to the beat of a different drum” means doing things in your own way regardless of what is socially acceptable. Of course, this definition excludes actions that cause harm but I am sure that there are some who would use this saying to justify all...