how to heal trauma

Repetition Compulsion: Why Do We Repeat The Past?

Repetition Compulsion

This is a Freudian concept on which we seek the familiar; he describes it as “the desire to return to an earlier state of things.” It’s a neurotic defense mechanism, an attempt to rewrite our histories.

Trauma after Abuse

Trauma after Abuse

As hard as it was to break up an abusive relationship, it may still haunt us (sometimes even after the abuser is dead).

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