And and the more that we work against stigma, like I, you know, I'm saying this because I believe with all my heart that it's true, that your willingness to talk about your own. Trauma is so powerful. It's so powerfully helpful because you're pushing against reflexive stigma because trauma makes reflexive shame and reflexive stigma. And that's what makes people go underground. So to speak with their trauma and that's where confusion comes in misery. Gets compounded, confusion comes in because people are alone with something that's terrifying. Them and there are loan over time and their own brains can evolve in ways that maybe, sometimes you're helpful, but maybe sometimes are not helpful. So, the more that we Against stigma and shame and say, look, what is there? That's happened to a person that that person should not be able to talk about with trusted others, rather with the whether that's trusted friends and family or clergy or helping people in helping fields that a person should be able to talk about what's going on inside of them because it's burying those unhealthy seeds. So to speak, that then compounds original trauma into something that can end up being far far worse. The whole Cascade of problems could be depression. Could be substances could be self harm, could be an eating disorder. There's so much that gets compounded. When the original trauma gets pushed outside of Consciousness and outside of communication.
Talking About Trauma Pushes Against Reflexive Stigma; It's Enormously Beneficial
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