Mary Trump’s book promises to outline the “trauma” her uncle enabled, but I believe that particular word is dangerously overused.
We’ve long treated trauma-emboldened sleep disorders by treating the trauma. A pioneering group of researchers believe that we should do the opposite.
In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about his continuing career in the Navy and confronting trauma when his son was bitten on the face by a vicious neighborhood dog.
As a journalist who has covered domestic violence for the better part of a decade, I’ve seen great change. But the abject horror I’ve seen and the trauma I’ve felt is the constant.
Traumatic memories are often placed in the rearview mirror instead of under the microscope, but how do you work through trauma without it overcoming you?