CW: mentions of childhood trauma
A fabulous analysis of childhood trauma and the lasting effect it has on emotional navigation in adulthood. I would definitely recommend reading this insightful and well-written piece.
All children are born very needy and dependent. They simply cannot survive without a responsible adult providing the necessary care. Besides basic needs for food, shelter, clothing and safety, there are emotional needs for attention, validation, support and company. Those lucky babies born into families that expect them and are prepared to look after them […]