Tag: #learnedhelplessness

Overcoming Learned Helplessness

.As children, we were helpless to change our fate. We were abused and neglected so severely that our minds did a marvelous thing; it splintered into alters to share our burden. As adults, we often find ourselves in positions where the abuse continues, and we do not leave or...

Learned Helplessness and Childhood Trauma

Learned helplessness is a term I had never experienced until recently. I had felt helpless and out of control of my life, but the words learned helplessness took me by surprise.   In this article, we shall explore learned helplessness and what it means for survivors of childhood trauma....