14 Signs You’re a Victim of ‘Trauma Bonding’ – Understanding The ‘Addictive Spell’ of Toxic Relationships

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“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.”—Jane Leavy

7: One partner might be basing the relationship on something other than love.

“They say that love is blind, but I say it’s trauma that’s blind. Love sees what is.”—Neil Strauss

8: One partner is clearly in denial of the fact that they are suffering from being traumatized.

“Until the legacy of remembered and re-enacted trauma is taken seriously, black America cannot heal.”—Bell Hooks

9: Aside from refusing to acknowledge that they are being traumatized, one partner will also refuse to acknowledge or process the reality internally, mentally, and emotionally.

“I think the thumb print on the throat of many people is childhood trauma that goes unprocessed and unrecognized.”—Tom Hooper

10: One partner is acting in the most productive way possible, but it’s still ineffective because the other partner is so negative and unproductive.

11: Many people around a particular person feel as though their partner treats them atrociously, but that person themselves perceives the treatment to be entirely normal.

12: A couple has almost the exact same disagreement or fight over almost the exact same thing on a regular basis.

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