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…


“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. …


“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…


“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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