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Old 09-02-2021, 08:56 PM   #1
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Default Being Triggered

What do you do when you are triggered? (when traumatic memories come back to you / when something / someone triggers a memory) Or is that a flashback? How do you cope?

Partly, I know the answer. Do something that grounds me and regulate my emotions.

I think I also want to start learning, bit by bit, because I cannot stomach this full on in my face, but I want to start learning about the effects of the type of trauma I experienced, and how to cope.

I know that what I experienced over and over has changed me and I can't go back and make it different. It has affected my development.

I also know I need to not isolate.
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Old 09-11-2021, 03:01 PM   #2
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The hardest thing for me is to be aware that I am triggered in the first place. Once I become aware I need to take timeout, talk about it or do yoga or walking. But the part of me which is resentful and wants to "protect" my wounded parts resists doing those things and prefers to be hostile. I have made many mistakes in the past. I am hoping to become stronger and to heal enough to have healthy relationships
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