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Old 10-15-2007, 11:07 AM  
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Default Re: Primary vs Secondary Trauma / Childhood Missing Memories

> Do others have missing childhood memories? Do have you figured out what they are? Are missing memories always sexual abuse?
> How did you resolve things?

Yes; missing most memories of childhood before early adolescence. I don't know if that is always due to sexual abuse, though I think most abuse is sexual to some extent. Things are not yet resolved, though I may be on the way, in therapy and through reading. I am beginning to remember how I sometimes felt as a child (it's pretty frightening).

> Also, some of the writings I have read say that PTSD cannot be recovered from - ever. Is that true and the experience of other?

Some writings say that. Others don't. My experience so far leads me to some hope of considerable improvement. Does that mean "cure"? Is there a cure for "life"?
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