Complex PTSD can shows up when you're exposed to repeated trauma. This is not just from physical trauma, but also includes from emotional neglect, abandonment, and other invisible ways trauma can happen. Recognizing the reasons behind silence and isolation can hasten the recovery. Support those who need to feel heard, seen and loved.
Disassociation | I once was walking and couldn't feel the floor or my legs, kept running into things. I'm usually in a total fog and seem like an airhead in La La Land. Or I'm on autopilot and hear everything but can't respond worth a damn.
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Traumatized people lose faith that good things can happen and people can be kind and trustworthy. They feel hopeless, often believing that the future will be as bad as the past, or that they will not live long enough to experience a good future.