I've been thinking a lot lately about intergenerational trauma/abuse and my life. As I understand it, the basic theory of intergenerational trauma is thus: Image found here. In addition to patterns of behavior and socialization, scientific research is beginning to show that trauma causes changes to a person's DNA which are passed on to later… Continue reading Ripping the Lid off Intergenerational Trauma
I recently read this article with the same title as this post. As I get older, I wonder what effects that the severe childhood bullying that I suffered have had, and continue to have, on my life. See, I was the ugly duckling. I have been fat from a fairly young age, and my mom… Continue reading Did The Ugly Duckling Have PTSD?