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What is Childhood Trauma?

What is childhood trauma, and how does it affect us as adults? Traumatic events are adverse, cause emotional pain, and overwhelm the person, so they’re unable to cope. Children derive meaning from the things they experience. They use this to create internal maps of the world and the people around them.  When most of these…