Breaking through the deafening silence of trauma is never easy… but the following blog involves some important insights that may help us.
The following is partly verbatim extract from the video of Diane Langberg’s talk on trauma I reblogged earlier, and partly some of my own thoughts interspersed. We so badly need to speak about our trauma and be understood, heard and validated. The paradox is that so much of trauma is hard to articulate at first, our body carries a hidden burden that often is so difficult to give form and substance to, but it is so important that we try.
Trauma silences human beings partly because there are no words to really describe what that was a like. It brings emotional darkness, isolation because you feel like nobody cares or even if they did they wouldn’t understand, it makes time stand still because we get so lost in what happened we cannot see ahead we have lost hope
Trauma heals through : talking : tears: time.
When somebody does not talk when all of that…
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deb, thanks for this its so informative. I will reblog it. xxx
So glad to reshare it with you. ❤
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