Sunday, August 9, 2015. It is hard to say this the kind of information at this link below is “good news.” It IS NOT good news for those of us who suffer all of our lives from the consequences of severe early trauma (high Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) scores). I do see it as good news, however, that Psychology Today is presenting this information in such a professional and clearly understandable way.
How Early Emotional Trauma Changes Who We Are — and What We Can Do About It
I also see it as good news that one of my own brothers alerted me to this article today.
There are also some links on this page to very good, helpful information.
I will turn 64 at the end of this month. I hold no illusions whatsoever that the condition-my-condition-is-in will ever in my lifetime remarkably improve. If, however, I had known the kind of information at the above link when I was 18 – I think I could have turned my life in a better direction so that I could have made far better decisions, far better choices than the ones I did make when I first escaped from my insanely abusive childhood at this age.
I did the best I could do with very little of anything in my experience except horrific trauma. The kind of information on ACEs coming out today and entering the mainstream awareness has only recently been “discovered” in ways that are helpful to our understanding today. Certainly it wasn’t possible from my 30s onward when I began healing from my childhood that ANYONE could have clued me into the fact that my physiological development itself had been profoundly altered from birth because of the traumatic abuse I suffered.
Please find some way if you can to use this information for your recovery and pass it along in any way that you can to help someone else!
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