Trauma can emerge after a frightening or critical event. This leaves you incapacitated to move forward despite how long the event has been witnessed or experienced. Some people who experience trauma can have severe anxiety or PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). You may also experience difficulties with other areas in your life such as:
Trauma can be an effect of witnessing or experiencing an event that severely impacts you and your life. You can become witness or involved in events that threaten some aspects of your life including:
Generally, you may undergo a traumatic experience at some points in your life. Many people, however, can rebound and get back to their usual life with the support and help of friends and family. With others, though, the trauma can leave a lasting effect that leaves them paralyzed and with profound emotional agony, disorientation, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress.
Signs of Unresolved Trauma
You may have unresolved trauma when you try to deny your traumatic experience. Your dissociative tendency is a way of withholding the fact that you have been traumatized. You beguile yourself for not being hurt, when in fact, it is the opposite of what you feel.
Commonly, people with unresolved trauma issues have the tendency to manifest the some of the following behaviors:
- Suicidal thoughts or attempts – Ultimately, depression and self-reproach lead to thoughts of death or suicide. It is even worse when the person not only thinks of death but toys with ways of committing suicide to end their burdens.