Intergenerational trauma is a rare topic for mainstream society.
Sadly, that’s one of the reasons why a lot of families continue to suffer throughout generations.
Do you have a family that seems to have problems throughout generations and display ingrained patterns of behavior?
Do you know how your racial identity developed?
Do you know why you see things around this topic as you do?
Did you know racial identity development has a lot to do with how you see yourself and others?
Do you have a loved one or someone you care about who doesn’t believe they have a serious mental illness?
Do you find it difficult to help this person understand the importance of getting help?
Would you know what to say to someone who suffered from delusional thoughts?
Do you have a loved one who suffers from psychosis?
Managing a relationship with someone who has delusional thoughts or psychotic symptoms can seem impossible.
If you had to describe neuroticism would you be able to?
Could you identify it in your parents (mother or father)?
Understanding personality takes a lot of work,
Would you consider your family toxic?
What about unhealthy?
It’s often difficult to see one’s family as “toxic,” “unhealthy,” or “traumatic.” No one wants to believe their family fits this description.
Would you say that you had a fairly “normal” childhood?
Would you say that you understood the behaviors and actions of your parents?
Sadly, some people would say that they grew up under “horrible”
Can you remember the impact of your childhood?
Can you remember how your father and mother (or guardian) treated you?
For most adults they have a pretty healthy and positive view of their parents.