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Wednesday, October 05, 2016

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I think article rings true and I work with female clients who are trauma victims and most of the trauma is either sexual or physical abuse as a child. I believe that it cause their PTSD and directly impacted their life as a adult who turned to illicit drugs either to escape from the reality of the abuse or due to being on the street at a very young age and thus in with a bad crowd. Male clients experience trauma also but not as overt as women, they hide it more and speak out lees but do reveal the abuse in therapy, just not as dramatically as women do.

Stop domestic violence for the sake of your children.

Thanks for sharing.

There seems to be a connection

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