Tag Archives: Betrayal

Trauma Survivor Strengths

Each trauma survivor, no matter what their past and current struggles, has strengths very worth acknowledging. Continue reading

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Learning to Love Yourself After Trauma

How do you love yourself when you have been abused and betrayed? You can learn to love yourself in the ways you needed but did not receive as a child. Here are some practical ideas for practicing self-love. Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Trauma: Are Some Things Unforgivable?

Forgiveness after trauma is only one path to healing. Forced forgiveness can actually be harmful rather than healing. Actively choosing to not forgive an abuser can also be part of recovering from abuse. Continue reading

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