I am the oldest of six siblings, and we each experienced similar traumatic childhoods. However, each of us grew into adults with very different trauma responses.
It has always fascinated me how the same sort of problems like parental neglect, abandonment, and verbal and emotional abuse, can cause such different trauma responses.
So much so, that someday soon I will write a dissertation about it for my doctorate. While this article won’t meet the rigors of a scientific study on why people respond differently, it will answer several questions and offer a few theories or questions for further thought. “Trauma is personal.Read more on everydaypower.com