Because of memories of fear, panic and terror, trauma victims may wonder if they will ever feel normal. In fact, some individuals struggle so much to believe that they will ever be normal again that they can become consumed with finding a way to heal and recover. It is at this time they need to have hope…hope […]
We are continuing discussion on the impact of trauma on children and adults. Symptoms of trauma are typically described as internal issues that occur within the victim, such as trouble building relationships—which can be attributed to children or adults. Sometimes relationship-building difficulties are obvious and thus, easily detectible, and sometimes they are more subtle and hidden. In either case, […]
In my last post, I discussed some of the research on forgiveness and how important it is to healing and recovery from trauma. But it is also important to remember that not everyone easily embraces forgiveness.