By Raphael Awen
It wasn’t the traumas that occurred to us that affect us long term as much as it was our inability to digest those traumas.
Traumas are digested by a heart-open other being there to feel what we are feeling, while we are feeling it.
When that didn’t happen for us in our earliest experiences as our caregivers were busy nursing their own undigested traumas, and often were the source of new traumas happening to us, a part of us formed to shut down feeling.
This shutting down of feeling was the only viable option given the landscape. Even this is a loving act by a loving being inside of us. These Inner Protector parts of us took their posts early in our lives, often in our infancy as the frequencies were too dissonant and something ‘needed to be done’ if we were to survive, and fulfill our…
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