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Part 9. The Genesis of My CPTSD: Mother as Protector

Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash From Jasmin Lee Cori: With separateness comes danger. In the best of circumstances, Mother is there providing protection. A very young child often senses Mother as all-powerful. She shatters the darkness, shoos away noisy children and barking dogs. If the mother consistently protects the child from intrusive and overwhelming… Continue reading Part 9. The Genesis of My CPTSD: Mother as Protector

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What trauma does to you: pain

Photo by Asdrubal luna on Unsplash Many people who were abused as children experience pain symptoms, either acutely or chronically. Most common are headaches and back pain. Now it is suggested that in both cases, patients who experience migraines and/or chronic low back pain be screened for child abuse. My experience with pain as part of the fallout… Continue reading What trauma does to you: pain