“Trauma bonding can make you terrified of losing your abuser. Keep in mind you are also losing the gaslighting, and stress of holding onto something that always felt that was slipping away.”
Trauma bonds can form in relationships and make it hard to distinguish healthy boundaries from unhealthy ones. Learn the five warning signs of a trauma bonded relationship. And the differences between trauma bonds v. healthy bonds.
Here are some key moments:
• 1. Love bombing
• 2. Trust & dependency
• 3. Criticism
• 4. Manipulation and gaslighting
• 5. Resignation & giving up
• 6. Loss of self
• 7. Addiction to the cycle
Comment below if you have questions or who you may have been/ or are trauma bonded to.