Have you ever thought about traumatic experiences as having their roots in the lives of your parents or grandparents? Trauma can be defined as the loss of an essential part of ourselves - a sense of safety, of trust or security.
Trauma ultimately has the ability to define our behaviors, actions and our sense of self. More and more research is also showing the destructive effects of trauma being passed down from generation to generation in our DNA and cultural nurturing.
Trauma occurring before the age of eighteen is particularly harmful. Child maltreatment is a significant public health problem.Read more on psychologytoday.com