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How Trauma Is Like a Jack-in-the-Box

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For someone living with trauma, life can be very different. In fact, it can be likened to that of a child’s jack-in-the-box.

The trauma sits contained in a box, out of sight and out of mind. As the crank turns and life goes on, the trauma still remains tucked away in its box, until one day, it suddenly jumps out.

Once the trauma is out of its box, you cannot keep moving the crank. Life as you know it stops. What has been hidden in that box for so long, likely collecting dust on the lid while sitting on a shelf, is out and impossible to ignore.

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