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Hindsight is 20/20, right? So, shouldn’t this include our intimate relationships? Yet, when it comes to romance and love, it’s like we’re wearing the same pair of rose-colored glasses into every relationship. Things are are all unicorns and rainbows for awhile. Then, disillusion sets in, and along with it, our…

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“The single most important issue for traumatized people is to find a sense of safety in their own bodies.” — Bessel van der Kolk

I write often about both Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and complex PTSD (cPTSD). The two disorders have many overlapping symptoms which can complicate diagnostics. …

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“Many people are caught in a knot of self-destructive behavior and are unable to see it or appreciate how they themselves have tied it…They also believe that the solutions to their problems are “out there” too — the right man, the perfect woman, a more appreciative boss, a more interesting…

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“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” — Abraham Maslow

If you ask your partner whether they’re self-aware, they’ll probably say of course they are. And then wonder why you asked such a dumb question.

If we ask ourselves the same thing, we’ll…

Annie Tanasugarn, PhD

Psychologist. Therapist. Certified Trauma & Addictions Specialist. Helping others build a solid sense of Self with a side of badassery.

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