How Your Unhealed Trauma Affects Your Relationships

Trauma can manifest as an emotional wound, damaging your sense of self in an equally painful way. Unresolved emotional trauma causes you to perceive yourself as broken and unlovable, and you unknowingly carry this belief into your relationships. With that said, let’s take a look at how your unhealed.

“They say that love is blind, but it’s trauma that’s blind. Love sees what is.” – [Neil Strauss]

You’re not a bad person, it’s your trauma. Here’s a video all about it:

Writer: Syazwana Amirah
Script Editor & Manager: Kelly Soong
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Animator: Kiara Ledesma
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong


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