Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.

Childhood Complex Trauma & Toxic Shame ~ Lilly Hope Lucario


sadgirl 6-001


A lack of normal and needed childhood emotional bonds with parents/ caretakers, affects the child developmentally. This can create deep toxic shame.

This often appears to manifest as ongoing depression, as the survivors goes into adulthood.

If this toxic shame is not processed and healed early, through therapy or healthy healing relationships….. the toxic shame induced depressive state, will continue on throughout the adult survivors lifetime.

It affects quality of life & often all relationships the survivor enters into, as the survivor struggles to bond in a healthy way with other adults. And struggles to feel joy & happiness as more than short loved highs, cycling down into the depressive state.

I always advise trauma focussed therapy, with an experienced therapist, to help talk about this toxic shame within a safe relationship and environment.

~ Lilly Hope Lucario

All blogs written by Lilly Hope Lucario and subject to © Copyright Protected.

All rights reserved.

No part of any entry/blog, may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, screenshots, copying & pasting, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods.

This includes adaptations in all forms of media.

Author: Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

I am a survivor of complex and multiple trauma and abuse, who at the age of 40, began my healing journey. I am using my journey to recovery and healing, to help others, to help survivors feel less alone, validated, encouraged and to enable others to understand themselves more. Complex trauma, particularly from severe, prolonged childhood abuse, is profoundly life changing. Complex trauma produces complex adults. The journey to recovery is a painful, often lonely, emotional daily challenge and it is my aim to encourage others in their daily battle.

3 thoughts on “Childhood Complex Trauma & Toxic Shame ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

  1. This is so important. I experienced this in both my childhood and an abusive marriage, a bit of a double whammy. The shame permeates into all aspects of my life. It’s so deeply ingrained, that even with therapy I’m still having difficulty learning to love myself.

  2. Reblogged this on FotoJennic and commented:
    I hate what you did to me. I could have been happy, successful…. but you selfishly destroyed me.

  3. Pingback: Childhood Complex Trauma & Toxic Shame | FotoJennic

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s