Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Why Does My Trauma Make Me Feel Unclean?

Trauma steals our innocence.

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Experiencing trauma, especially during childhood, can be painful and change you as a person for the rest of your life. One of the ways it works to change us is by taking what can never be reclaimed: our innocence. Being exposed to badness means understanding it, and understanding it is, in some small way, to be a part of it — and to have it be a…

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