Abuse seeks out the best among us. It targets the sensitive, the beautiful, the innocent.
Abuse damages souls. Then it propagates. It spreads out in successive waves of damage to other fine souls.
It isn’t fair that victims of abuse carry an extra burden, but it is their sacred duty to do everything in their power to ensure that the damaging pattern ends with them. - DAVID’S TOUCHSTONES
Effects of trauma during developmental years:
Does not deal with reality, hides from the truth, denies the connection between bad choices and bad consequences.
Loss of self-control. Lets impulse rule judgment. By repeatedly giving in to the lure of immediate gratification,…