There are solutions and steps we can take to change our circumstances and alleviate pain, but with a hopeless outlook and “learned helplessness,” we don’t seek or accept help and can sink into depression.
The truth about victimhood cannot only heal you, it can set you free! Be warned, if you’re not ready to release the idea of victimhood, the following perspective could invoke a strong emotional reaction.
Parentification is a cause of invisible childhood trauma. It occurs when the roles are reversed between a child and a parent, where the child has to step up as the caretaker, mediator, or protector of the family.