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originally posted by: akushla99
The reason that it seems 'time doesn't heal' is because parts of the brain cannot tell the difference between a real event and an event vividly remembered...its a form of self-hypnosis that recreates the past as if it were happening now, or still...most often associated with events of a tramatic nature...
a reply to: intrptr
How does one heal those, in your opinion…?
originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: ancientthunder
Yah, facing the fear and or emotional pain is a good start. Might be best handled in controlled circumstances though, not when suddenly confronted with a similar situation that can produce unexpected flashbacks.
Most people with severe trauma recoil or run to prevent seeing it.
Sometimes we aren't aware of what the original trauma is, its so deeply buried. All we get are symptoms of fear, panic and confusion.
That must be handled delicately. Survivors of horrific injury or emotional and physical abuse are sensitive, sometimes in the extreme. And thats why for some, time won't heal.