Why #MeToo isn't about men but men can still participate-on bettysbattleground.com

#MeToo Is For Men, And Also Not For Men–And That’s OK

How many #metoo tweets and posts have you seen lately? A lot, I’m guessing. A damn, devastating lot. Which was the point, of course. The campaign was started to demonstrate just how many women suffer sexual violence. As more and … Continue reading

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11 Ridiculous Activities I Learned I Can Do While Breastfeeding

I don’t do straight up parenting posts too often, but hey, I am a mom, right? It’s not all gloom and doom and PTSD. Let’s talk straight up motherhood for once, and have some fun while at it, hmm? And … Continue reading

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Is There Anybody Out There? Comment If You Can Hear Me

If you’re reading this, will you leave me a comment? Every once in a while I get a message from a reader telling me that my blog resonates with her, that she appreciates my honesty, and that she appreciates that … Continue reading

PTSD and violence reblog from HealthyPlace blogs

(Reblog) Does Having PTSD Make You Violent?

I want to begin this post by offering my condolences to those affected by the recent Las Vegas shooting. I can only imagine the pain you are feeling. I hope that you are able to access the care and support … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Follow The 12-Steps, And Never Will

Late last week, I had an article published on STAT First Opinion called “By shunning medication-assisted therapy, 12-step meetings are making the opioid crisis worse.” I encourage you to read it if you have not already, because in this post … Continue reading

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Healing Words: Surviving My “Evil Stepmother”

Hello, happy Friday! As I promised earlier this week, I have a very special guest post from one of my favorite bloggers, Ana De-Jesus. Ana’s blog is Faded Spring, where she melds her fashion blogging and modeling with feminism, trauma … Continue reading

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How I’ve Been Dealing With PTSD When My Supports Failed

Feelings of worthlessness. Social anxiety. Telephonophobia. A sense of foreshortened life. Cherophobia. Agoraphobia. Nightmares that feel like a portal to hell. Physical numbing. Emotional numbing. Suicidal ideation. Suicidal intent. Low self-esteem. Poor sense of danger. Hypervigilance. Rage. Body aches. Depression. … Continue reading

Missing Elizabeth Brico's writing? Check out her favorite from 2017-on bettysbattleground.com

I’m Sorry I Haven’t Been Posting…But Here Are Some Of My Articles To Read!

Hi readers. I’m sorry I’ve slacked on the posting these past couple weeks. I’ve been exceptionally busy with freelancing. Which is great, because it allows me a larger platform to talk about issues that are really important to me, and … Continue reading