One of the worst triggers of Childhood PTSD symptoms for many of us is the feeling of abandonment. This trigger is primal because we’re all wired to be loved and included in the tribe as if our lives depended on it. Because in any situation before the last 100 years or so, our lives did depend on it! We need our parents when we’re born and we need dependable people connected to us throughout our lives. So just about everyone (and I know this because I’ve taught so many people to write their fears each day and I’ve heard the things that come up for virtually everyone), being left by the tribe is a core fear.
This article is a transcript from one of the videos from my Dysregulation Bootcamp, which is a 20 day course that helps you calm your PTSD triggers and get better mastery over your emotions and thinking. If you think you might need this, you can get the details here.
If you'd like to learn the writing and meditation techniques I mentioned, you can take my free Daily Practice course here.
If Childhood PTSD has affected you romantic life, you may want to take my course Dating and Relationships for People with Childhood PTSD.
The most popular course, and a great place to start your journey, is in my main course, Healing Childhood PTSD.
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