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FEELING BETRAYED AND DECEIVED? TRUTH ABOUT DECEPTIVE & BETRAYAL TRAUMA

FEELING BETRAYED AND DECEIVED? TRUTH ABOUT DECEPTIVE & BETRAYAL TRAUMA

Feeling betrayed and repeatedly betrayed in one’s family (or any other relationship) can lead to something known as betrayal trauma. Betrayal trauma is experienced when you have felt betrayed and have been betrayed repeatedly over time. You may develop symptoms and behaviors consistent with CPTSD 

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Dysfunctional Mechanisms & Understanding 7 Common Types

Dysfunctional Mechanisms & Understanding 7 Common Types

Dysfunctional behaviors may manifest as harmful defense mechanisms. Can you think of any common behaviors in your family that may have really been defense mechanisms instead?   In this article, I will discuss this concept a bit further.

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