It was all innocence and carefree childishness until one trauma led to another and these left behind a traumatized adult who is now caught up in a web of addiction. In a society where we’re still toying with the idea of mental health, childhood trauma, and addiction are topics people would rather sweep under the carpet.
As children we looked to the adults around us for comfort, solace, and help in times of hurt and anxiety but what happens when these adults are the source of our trauma directly or indirectly? It’s almost a miracle for a child constantly exposed to abuse and trauma to grow up a normal and healthy adult. childhood trauma and addiction
Childhood-originated emotional trauma is easily one of the most unrecognized types of trauma because people can’t really crystallize or link its effect on a grown human.
How does this happen?
If you know…