Trauma, especially experienced early in life, can lead to a chronic inability to modulate emotions. As this article from Healthline highlights, a functional and happy life after trauma is possible with the correct support and healing tools:

“’There are physiological changes and psychological changes that are designed to protect us and keep us safe. But they can be a double-edged sword because living in survival mode is not an easy or pleasant way to live for the long term,” Moffa told Healthline.

She adds that those who survive trauma experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, grief, and physiological changes that may alter the way they move through the world.

“Most people in our society want those who have survived trauma to go back to the way they were. They are so uncomfortable with the uncertainty and changes. They just want this person to be back to however they were or lived beforehand,” she said.”

You can read the full article from Healthline here

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