Why does it take so long for someone to reveal that they have been abused as a child?

“One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.”― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World **This article comes with trigger warnings**.  One in four adults has been abused as a child. Why does it take so long… Read More

Childhood Trauma Leads to Lifelong Chronic Illness

Stress is a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that “demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilize.” Trauma does not just encompass extremes like kidnapping, extreme abuse or torture. It also is experienced in parental divorce, bullying, retrenchment, retirement, abandonment or rejection.