The holidays are often dreaded by those who’ve experienced trauma, and family and friends may struggle to understand why. But in order to understand the “why,” it helps to understand the story behind trauma symptoms.”Lynn” was frequently raped as a child by an older cousin at family reunions and holiday gatherings. Parents and adults […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For most people, thoughts of Halloween and Trick-or-Treat come with positive associations. Candy, costumes, and happy children. But for parents who’ve lost children to death, Halloween is a trigger of things that once were or things that might have been. The holiday can be a nightmare of memories, shattered dreams, and lost hope. Can the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.