Disassociation. Easily a top choice for describing my coping mechanism before age 30, and one that I can flawlessly slip back into like a favorite pair of sweatpants. Fear, emotional invalidation, and the authoritarian rule in my childhood home left little room for being present over perfect. Don’t get me wrong; there was love in […]
About Sara Poquette
Sara Poquette served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 139th and 112th Mobile Public Affairs Detachments in Madison from 2001-2012. She now lives in Colorado with her husband and son.