which voice will you listen to: an analogy for trauma

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i have been sick for the last month. it feels like dying. i want to tell my story, for once in my life

Submitted: September 18, 2018

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You are walking, blindfolded, through a forest.  

 

Three voices approach you.  

 

The first voice says:

“A bear is coming to kill you.  You must defend yourself."

The second voice says:

"I can give you eyes to see.  But you must follow me."

The final voice says:

"You should take that ridiculous thing off; no use making yourself blind."

 

One of the voices is a stranger.  Another is a predator. Another is a friend.  

 

Which voice will you listen to?


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