47 + Trauma Quotes For Women

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1.) “The trauma said, ‘Don’t write these poems. Nobody wants to hear you cry about the grief inside your bones.”

2.) “Sometimes, the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.”

3.) “Traumatic stress can spread to anyone with whom the sufferers share their lives. Trauma begets trauma.”

4.) “The world he thought he knew no longer made sense to him, and he began to change.”

5.) “There is no one way to recover and heal from any trauma. Each survivor chooses their own path or stumbles across it.”

6.) “Healing trauma involves tears. The tears release our pain. The tears are part of our recovery. My friend, please let your tears flow.”

7.) “Take avoidance to an extreme, and you have denial: a deep burial of the trauma.”

8.) “The man’s face and body told the story more eloquently than his words: pain-haunted eyes, shaking hands that could not forget.”

9.) “I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.”

10.) “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”

11.) “There are all kinds of addicts, I guess. We all have pain. And we all look for ways to make the pain go away.”

12.) “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”

13.) “The only permission, the only validation, and the only opinion that matters in our quest for greatness is our own.”

14.) “Trauma fractures comprehension as a pebble shatters a windshield. The wound at the site of impact spreads across the field of vision, obscuring reality and challenging belief.”

15.) “After all, when a stone is dropped into a pond, the water continues quivering even after the stone has sunk to the bottom.”

16.) “Being traumatized is not just an issue of being stuck in the past; it is just as much a problem of not being fully alive in the present.”

17.) “Feeling out of control, survivors of trauma often begin to fear that they are damaged to the core and beyond redemption.”

18.) “There is no timestamp on trauma. There isn’t a formula that you can insert yourself into to get from horror to healed. Be patient. Take up space. Let your journey be the balm.”

19.) “The symptoms of trauma can be stable, that is, ever-present. They can also be unstable, meaning that they can come and go and be triggered by stress.”

20.) “Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so.”

21.) “Although humans rarely die from trauma, if we do not resolve it, our lives can be severely diminished by its effects. Some people have even described this situation as a “living death.”

22.) “Trauma produces actual physiological changes, including a recalibration of the brain’s alarm system, an increase in stress hormone.”

23.) “The great challenge is finding ways to reset their physiology, so that their survival mechanisms stop working against them.”

24.) “After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go onto permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment.”

25.) “What lingers from the parent’s individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.”

26.) “The mental health burden of war that is placed upon civilian survivors is seldom granted the priority and resources it needs.”

27.) “Events such as retirement, a decline in health, and the death of loved ones are all major blows to one’s resilience in dealing with traumatic stress.”

28.) “God wants you to be delivered from what you have done and from what has been done to you – Both are equally important to Him.”

29.) “The personality formed in an environment of coercive control is not well adapted to adult life. The survivor is left with fundamental problems in basic trust, autonomy, and initiative.”

30.) “Some are too much brutalized by slavery to feel the humiliation of their position; but many slaves feel it most acutely, and shrink from the memory of it.”

31.) “For the majority of people, once the immediate posttrauma period has passed, memories of the trauma are not much more intrusive or memorable than any other memories. Time really can heal.”

32.) “This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need.”

33.) “Over time as most people fail the survivor’s exacting test of trustworthiness, she tends to withdraw from relationships. The isolation of the survivor thus persists even after she is free.”

34.) “Unresolved dissonances between the characters and dispositions of the parents continue to reverberate in the nature of the child and make up the history of its inner sufferings.”

35.) “An immature parent with unresolved issues and repressed shame can also transfer his or her shame to us. This interpersonal transference of shame is referred to as induced shame.”

36.) “The greater a child’s terror, and the earlier it is experienced, the harder it becomes to develop a strong and healthy sense of self.”

37.) “To live in the body of a survivor is to never be able to leave the scene of the crime. I cannot ignore the fact that I live here.”

38.) “I found that, if given appropriate guidance, human beings can and do shake off the effects of overwhelming events and return to their lives using exactly the same procedures that animals use.”

39.) “It was only high school after all, definitely one of the most bizarre periods in a person’s life. How anyone can come through that time well adjusted on any level is an absolute miracle.”

40.) “A more realistic approach would be to accept that a significant trauma often leaves a survivor forever changed, and although there should always be hope, the notion that things will go back to ‘normal’ is misleading.”

41.) “The greatest hope for traumatized, abused, and neglected children is to receive a good education in schools where they are seen and known, where they learn to regulate themselves, and where they can develop a sense of agency.”

42.) “It is hard to break the cycle of victimization and reenactment if the survivor comes from a dysfunctional family not equipped to deal with her plight, if she does not have access to financial or educational resources that could empower her, or if she belongs to a culture that blames her.”

43.) “For someone who’s been traumatized, that feeling of balance and wholeness is such a surprise, it can cause an ‘identity crisis.’ We don’t recognize ourselves because we’re no longer filled with shame and fear and collapse.”

44.) “Parents who discipline their child by discussing the consequences of their actions produce children who have better moral development , compared to children whose parents use authoritarian methods and punishment.”

45.) “Emotional connection is crucial to healing. In fact, trauma experts overwhelmingly agree that the best predictor of the impact of any trauma is not the severity of the event, but whether we can seek and take comfort from others.”

46.) “What seems to be clear is that we humans are an accumulation of our traumatic experiences, that each trauma contributes to our biology, and that this biology determines, to some extent, how we respond to further traumatic events as they emerge in our lives.”

47.) “Traumatic stress cuts to the heart of life, interfering with one’s capacity to love, create, and work – incapacity brought on not by poor lifestyle choices, moral weakness, or character flaws but by a complex interplay among biology, genes, and environment.”