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Breaking A Trauma Bond With Your Abuser

Why some people can’t let go.

Photo by Cam Ferland on Unsplash

By the time I ended my marriage of seven years of hell, I was left with no furniture, no money, a traumatized bipolar brain, and a severe drug addiction. Everyone around me knew what I didn’t, that my husband was dangerous and manipulative and would likely be the death of me if I didn’t get away from him. My friends and family watched me repeatedly escape from him…



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Glenna Gill

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