When the flight or flight response is in full swing, it can feel as though we are being carried away by an internal storm.
A conscience is a risky thing because it isn’t passive. It is burdensome, and in this it resembles the other side of privilege.
In a trauma bond, nothing can be resolved productively. There is no such thing as conflict resolution through healthy communication.
It does get better, a little at a time... Our survival not only gives hope to others, but sharing our experiences allows us to help in their healing.