Defining Trauma & Abuse

“Trauma shatters our presumptions, and in some sense, the illusion of how we live. It turns upside down our sense of time, perspective, and even our sense of self. Abuse is an intrusion. It involves some perversion of the way life is meant to be. […] Both trauma and abuse are a violation. They are a reality of living in a fall world.”

Listen in on today’s podcast where Dan engages the impact of trauma and abuse through the categories of betrayal, ambivalence, shame, and contempt.