#63 "Was I Sexually Abused & Completely Forgot about It?"

Audience Questions for Ask Kati Anything Episode #631. My therapist told me that they would be surprised if i actually committed suicide, when i had finally got the courage to tell them about my suicidal thoughts in session. Their reasoning was...2. How can I relax more during a session? I’m so nervous every time... Because of those nerves I answer all her questions with: “I don’t know”. This feels like failure...3. My therapist and I are working on attachment at the moment and it's the hardest thing I've had to do. Part of me wants her close and wants her attention and warmth all...4. How to stop self-harming when self harming is the only thing that keeps me visible? As a child, I was always left alone and nobody took care of me. I was in a lot of emotional pain but...5. Could I have been sexually abused and completely forgotten? A few years ago, I found out that we had a high school male live at our house for a few weeks when I was a kid, and I don’t remember it *at all*....6. I’m a 27 year old female and have been really struggling with deciding whether I want to have children or not. I’m definitely leaning towards the no decision and have lots of reasons against having them. A lot of these...7. Is it possible to get to the point that the things we struggle with to go away completely? I feel like I have been working on ways to deal with my depression, anxiety and low self worth for years yet they always pop back...8. I have a question about hyper vigilance and extreme self awareness. Whenever I leave my house, and even leaving my room if my family is home, I am incredibly aware of the fact tha ...9. Why do some people feel offended when you tell them to go to therapy? It's like they feel we're underestimating their pain by offering solutions. I personally feel suffocated if I think what I'm going through is extremely...10. How can you get yourself to a place to be comfortable going to a therapist? I feel most comfortable talking to someone I know vs someone I don’t. Obviously that isn’t...Video version of episodeshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfwOrdering Kati's bookAre u ok?  http://bit.ly/2s0mULyKati's Amazon Suggestions: https://www.amazon.com/shop/katimortonONLINE THERAPYI do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor, please visit: https://tryonlinetherapy.com/katimortonI receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. PATREONDo you want to help me support the creation of mental health videos? https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/Opinions That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast)video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfwaudio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/BUSINESS EMAILlinnea@toneymedia.comMAILPO Box #665 1223 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403PLEASE READIf you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call a local emergency telephone number or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.My new book TRAUMATIZED is available for preorder! Order your copy today https://geni.us/Bfak0jSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton) --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/askkatianything/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/askkatianything/support

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