It’s common for people to get stuck when they have suffered harm at the hands of someone else.
What it takes for me to get unstuck will be different to what it takes for you to get unstuck, and yet…
There is are universal aspects to trauma that suggests we are more alike than we are different.
When we are shocked by cruelty, we ask ourselves “Are people good or bad?” “is the world a good or bad place?” and often “Is there a guiding intelligence?” (or God)
Our biology is hard-wired to process the chemistry of critical incidents in a similar way.
We navigate our unique experiences with patience, courage and creativity.
We heal when we share our humanity.