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by Vanessa Vaughter
| Trauma, EMDR

Trauma Bonding: What You Need To Know — And How To Get Help

When it comes to making connections with other people, the term “bonding” typically has a positive connotation. In fact, it’s an essential component of human behavior.

Trauma bonding, in contrast, describes an unhealthy type of attachment toward a person that causes trauma. More specifically, trauma bonding relationships are perpetuated by cycles of abuse, followed by love and kindness.

Here’s a closer look at what trauma bonding is, why it occurs, signs you may be in a trauma bonding relationship and how to get help. CLICK TO READ ARTICLE

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