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3 Hard Truths About Abandonment No One Wants To Hear

…but needs to

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Abandonment wounds are a symptom of attachment trauma that begin in our childhood. If we’re lucky, we are self-aware enough to recognize that we have abandonment wounds before they project their toxic patterns outward as a cycle of self-preservation in our adult relationships.

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Annie Tanasugarn, PhD

Annie Tanasugarn, PhD

Psychologist. Certified Trauma & Relationship Specialist. https://behaviorthrive.com/

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