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Complex Ptsd & Recognising the Abandonment Wound
Self-abandonment cycle refers to a pattern of behavior where individuals neglect their own needs, emotions, and values in order to please others or to conform to societal expectations. This cycle can lead to feelings of low self-worth, depression, and anxiety.
8 Signs of Abandonment Depression
I never believed that I have depression in the normal sense of what’s regarded as depression. I’m not somebody who’s walked around going, oh I’m depressed and I really feel it in my body. For me in the beginning the depression just used to knock me out. I’d be getting ready to go and exercise and I’d wake up with one gym shoe and suck on and go, what happened? There’s videos of all the things that I’ve done along the way to get to where I am today.
The 5 domains of Post Traumatic Growth
It’s normal with complex trauma recovery for us to query what is my one next step? We often are aware of symptoms we’re experiencing and can be missing the language we need to move forward.