Why Aren't Trauma Survivors Warned that Parenthood may be a PTSD Trigger?

A poignant, important read that gives voice to how dormant trauma and experiences arise during parenthood.

"For many survivors of childhood abuse, symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may re-occur, or never arise, until they become a parent. A significant number of parenting survivors do not recognize the increased depression, anxiety, or onset of flashbacks as symptoms of PTSD, weaving in and out their journey to raise a family. Instead, many will internalize debilitating shame and question  their ability, and even their right to parent."


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