I never believed I was "crazy" despite how I felt. It's a relief to know that what I experienced is common for the tens of thousands of women in our situation. I felt bad using the term trauma to describe what I was going through because what my husband endured as a child is clearly "trauma". I'm
Ok by comparison, right? Um, no. I'm traumatized too. His abusers got a two-fer. There is a protocol for dealing with me in this traumatized state and I hope every therapist learns it (I'm sending this to the inept woman I initially visited immediately after my world imploded.).
Wife of a survivor