Welcome! This website is dedicated to partners of individuals with complex PTSD. If you are or have been in a relationship with a survivor of childhood trauma, I hope you will find encouragement, resources, and support here.

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Why the answer ‘I don’t know’ is helping me understand my partner’s dissociative disorder

Why understanding 'I don't know' is helping my relationship with my survivor-partner Heather Tuba @heathertuba dissociation

There’s a recurrent conversation between my┬ápartner and me. It goes like this. . . Me: “Why are you doing that?” or “Why didn’t you do that?” Him: “I don’t know.” Me: “What do you mean…

9 non-negotiable self-care strategies I can’t live without as partner to a survivor

9 non-negotiable self-care strategies I can't live without as partner to a survivor Heather Tuba @heathertuba self-care

If you’ve been reading my blog posts for a while, you’ll know the topic of self-care is really important to me. It’s important because as a partner to a survivor, I know the high risk…