Trauma and Relationships
After experiencing traumatic situations, many people find their relationships with others are affected. It is common for the overwhelming circumstances of traumatic events to influence one’s interactions with friends, family, co-workers, and others. While these reactions are unique to each person and are related to their particular experience of trauma, most people share some typical responses to what has happened to them.
Traumatic events deeply challenge people’s sense of safety and security in the world.
Their confidence in the future may be shaken, the way they understand the meaning of life may be changed, and the way they think and feel about themselves may be different. Relationships can reflect these feelings in a variety of ways. Read more here