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Incidents like this are fairly common
I don't know why this has been suddenly triggered after all of these years. It is a bit of posttraumatic stress but it does not seem like PTSD.
Hi, thank you! I think I started to think obsessively about this when I heard someting on Oprah about a celebrity having a 10 year sexual relationship with her dad. I don't think that my experience is all like that, but I think that's what got me thinking about it
That is a reasonable trigger.
I think it was just two sisters experimenting and hasn't caused any real harm.
I have anxiety and I've never told anyone about this. I don't know if I should just let it go. I don't want to bring it up to my sister as I think that would be awkward. We are both grown and married and she is a mom
I do not think that you should bring this up with your husband as it might cause him unwarranted anxiety or even distorted thinking.
I do not think you should discuss this with your sister, unless she brings it up.
That's what I was thinking.
You did nothing wrong or bad. It is just the fact that society frowns on some behavior like this, but this is so common between siblings and it was not done against your wills but rather through playful experimentation.
If it's normal I suppose I should just accept it and stop obsessing about it
Any suggestions on how to put this thought aside again?
Do you know that you are the third young woman today with similar childhood traumas with siblings or cousins? I usually don't get that many and you are the only one who has not shown any signs of problematic thinking or behavior.
Actually, I think that this book will help you do this.
May I recommend a book or two for you.
If you feel that these thoughts keep returning then let me give you a workbook that has been effective for many of my clients.
I think both of these will be useful. I'm in a really good place in my life so I definitely am interested in getting this thought aside.
You must remember that you have done nothing more than playful childhood experimentation. Nobody was hurt, and it did not change your life.
And you shall ! ! ! ! !
Thank you! I am breathing better already. I think I just needed to get it out and tell someone.
I shall keep you in my prayers and I am satisfied that yo have already started the healing process.
Thank you Elliott.