Women Can Be Vital in Men’s Healing

When you think about discussing your trauma with the women in your life, how do you feel? For many men, doing so seems too shameful or risky.  It can be hard to get vulnerable around women, but they’re important to our healing. Manifestations of our trauma can...
Hurt Breeds More Hurt

Hurt Breeds More Hurt

One of trauma’s detrimental effects is that it can be cyclical. How many times have you heard people say, “abuse survivors often go on to abuse others”?  This is because hurting people often hurt people. They lash out of their pain. They believe their trauma is...
Trauma Can Affect Anyone

Trauma Can Affect Anyone

When someone has experienced a trauma, their reaction is sometimes, “I never thought this kind of thing would happen to me.”  We generally don’t like to think about the horrors of trauma. It’s heartbreaking and damaging. So, even when we see others experiencing...