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"Grandma had a favorite doll when she was your age. But, with no explanation, that doll was taken away and sent to live with some cousins in Wichita."
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"It's true. You were actually born a beautiful princess, but you were given to us to be brought up... and there's not a damned thing you can do about it!"
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, bad parent, bad parents, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy-tale, fairy-tales, fairytale, fairytales, parental, parenthood, mother, mothers, father, fathers, trauma, traumatic, kid, kids, upbringing, bad childhood, childhood, child, trap, trapped, stereotypical, stereotype, stereotypes, monster, monsters, monstrous
"Don't you need a license to carry that?"
Tags:license, licenses, licence, licences, arrow, arrows, bow and arrow, carry, carries, carrying, transport, transports, transporting, head injury, head injuries, traumatic, traumatic head injury, traumatic head injuries, accident, accidents, zombie, zombies, unsafe, safety, gun license, gun licenses, gun, guns
"There's no point in our being friends if you won't let me fix you."
Tags:friend, friends, friendship, companion, companionship, gossip, gossiping, gossips, trauma, traumatic, wound, wounded, wounds, reasurrance, reassuring, counsel, counsellor, counselling, help, helping, helpful, salt, salt in the wound, worse, make it worse, making it worse, not helping, unhelpful, unhelpfully, girl, girls, girl code, catty, cattiness, coffee, coffee date, exacerbate, toxic, toxicity, toxic friendship, fix, fixate, fixation, advice, bad advice, problem, private, fixer, fixer upper
Raging Bull on Ice
"Oh, just picking up the pieces of my life after a really traumatic haircut."
Tags:haircut, traumatic, middle age, hair, haircuts, ptsd, post traumatic stress disorder, bald, balds, balding, embarrass, embarrasses, embarrassing, trauma, pick up the pieces, picking up the pieces, dramatic, overdramatic, over-dramatic, humiliate, humiliating, humiliation, bad haircut, bad haircuts, bad hair day, bad hair days, self-conscious, self-consciousness, middle age, midlife, mankoff
"Donald is an appendicitis survivor, too."
Tags:appendicitis, appendix, appendixes, medicine, medical, survive, survivor, overreaction, overreact, trauma, traumatic, shared traumas, small talk, medical procedure, medical procedures, shared interest, shared interests, conversation starter, conversation skill, conversation skills, conversation starters, medical problem, medical problems, health problem, health problems, appendectomy, appendectomies, conversations, converse
"Nevermind a doctor, call my therapist."
Tags:therapist, therapists, therapy, shrink, shrinks, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychiatry, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, sculpture, sculptures, sculptor, sculptors, mental health, trauma, traumas, traumatic, zeus, jupiter, classical art, ancient art, ancient greek, ancient greeks, ancient greece
'It's not good, coach. He suffered a traumatic blow to his ego...'
Tags:psychology, psychologist, psychologists, ego, egos, coach, coaches, coaching, coached, psychotherapy, psychotherapist, psychotherapists, therapy, therapies, trauma, traumatic, damage, damages, damaged, shock, shocks, shocked, shocking, shocker, shockers, disturbance, disturbances, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"Talk to me. You have wounds. I have salt."
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"Due to a bomb scare at Times Square, we're being held in the station. Please remain numb."
Tags:bomb scare, bomb scares, bomb threat, bomb threats, scare, scares, threat, threats, threatening, culture of fear, fear, fears, fearful, announcement, announcements, unrealistic, warning, warnings, warn, warns, subway, subways, transit, mass transit, rapid transit, terrorists, terrorism, numb, numbness, overwhelmed, overwhelming, new york, new yorker, new yorkers, post-9/11, 9/11, terrorist threat, terrorist threats, trauma, traumatic, modern life, modern world
Today's Special Guest: Brundage Mornald, of Battle Creek, Montana. Under hypnosis, Mr. Mornald recovered long-buried memories of a perfectly normal, happy childhood.
Tags:hypnosis, hypnotic, treatment, treatments, therapy, therapist, therapists, repressed memory, repressed memories, memory, memories, childhood, childhood memory, childhood memories, trauma, traumatic, privilege, privileged, life of privilege, celebrity, celebrities, c-list, happy childhood, happy childhoods, childhood, tv interview, tv interviews, television interview, television interviews
"He never talks about it...
"They moved my bowl."
Student Body Socialization Program: '...and it could become very traumatic out there today, when we start forcing the cliques to intermingle.'
"Sometimes he curls up into a ball and we roll him around."
Tags:doctor, doctors, medical doctor, medical doctors, md, mds, m.d., patient, patients, gp, g.p., general practitioner, general practitioners, marriages, husband, husbands, husband and wife, fetal position, foetal position, mental health, mental health issues, mental health problems, bullying, bullied, bully, victim, trauma, traumatic, childhood trauma, traumatic childhood, depression, depressed, anxiety, anxiety disorder, counselling, counsellor, counsellors, counseling, counselor, counselors, therapy, therapist, therapists, curl up, self defence, self protection, prenatal fetus, prenatal foetus
"I don't mind emotional trauma if I can turn it into a really funny anecdote."
Tags:coffee, coffee shop, cafe, friend, friends, friendship, friendships, emotion, emotions, confide, confides, cope, coping, coped, copes, trauma, traumatic, mental, mental health, shock, shocked, love, loving, care, caring, cared, anecdote, anecdotes, dark, dark humor, dark humour, black humor, black humour, girl, girls, women, woman
"I was bound and beaten for what seemed like hours, and it only cost me a hundred bucks."
"Isn't it nice? Your brother and sister are helping to make your birthday cake?"
Tags:birthday, birthdays, egg, eggs, birthday cake, birthday cakes, chicken, chickens, hen, hens, bake, bakes, baking, sibling, siblings, brother, brothers, sisters, trauma, traumatize, traumatizing, traumatise, traumatised, traumatising, traumatic, scare, scares, scaring, frighten, frightens, frightening, frightened, upset, upsetting
"So, you went up the water spout and the rain came down and washed you out. How did you feel about that and what did you do?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, insect, insects, bug, bugs, spider, spiders, arachnid, arachnids, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, rhyme, rhymes, mother goose, literature, children's story, children's stories, character, characters, fictional character, fictional characters, itsy bitsy spider, waterspout, waterspouts, rain, raining, feelings, experience, experiences, trauma, traumatic
"Thanks for an evening I'm sure I'll repress for the rest of my life."
"Yes, I realize there's a net down there, and that's my concern. My people have a history with those things."
Tags:sea animals, sea creatures, marine biology, marine biologist, marine biologists, dolphin, dolphins, wildlife preservation, oceans, oceanic life, biodiversity, porpoise, porpoises, endangered species, nets, fish nets, fishing, fishermen, over fishing, commercial fishing, circus performers, high wire, tightrope walkers, tightrope walker, tightrope, tightropes, tightrope walk, acrobat, acrobats, trauma, traumas, traumatic, memory, memories
A pinata turns out to have been a miniature horse.
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"It looks like the internal bleeding should - I'm sorry. It's taking everything in my power not to tickle you right now."
Tags:doctor, doctors, treatment, injury, injured, hospital, hospitals, bed, cast, body cast, casts, immobile, paralyzed, bedridden, tickles, tickled, professional, professionals, medicine, medical, trauma, traumatic, bandages, bandage, arms up, serious, inappropriate, unprofessional, medicines, treat, treats, explain, explaining, distract, distracted, distracting, helpless, helplessness, tickles, ticklish, distraction, distractions, preoccupied, bedside manner
The Headless Horseman's Traumatic Childhood