135 Powerful PTSD Quotes to Help Get Through 2021

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PTSD Quotes

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PTSD trauma affects an estimated one in eleven people throughout their lifetime. Symptoms can be triggered years after the original trauma occurs. First responders to military veterans to regular citizens dealing with tough life situations can be affected by PTSD.

Here is 135 Powerful PTSD Quotes to Help Get Through Today.

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In this blog, I am going to share with you some insight on PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) and 135 PTSD quotes to help you feel not so alone with this.

Not all wounds are visible, and not all wounds heal quickly, and if you’ve ever experienced a devastating event of any kind, then you likely know what we mean.

In either case, we’re glad you are here to check out today’s blog because it’s so important to be aware of the pain and trouble that can ensue after a traumatic event. And though it can be scary and uncomfortable to talk or think about, it’s important to remember that a traumatic situation can happen to anyone at any time.

Unfortunately, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) does not discriminate either. It can develop for anyone after trauma, but it is not a sign of weakness, nor does it mean you cannot recover.

Experiencing a psychological trauma could be anything from an instance of abuse, physical or sexual assault, a natural disaster, or a severe accident – to name a few. Even if a traumatic experience only happens in an instant, the impact of trauma can be long-lasting and lead to a wide range of emotional and physical symptoms.

Trauma is a response to a deeply distressing or disturbing experience, and, in some cases, repeated experiences. A variety of symptoms will commonly occur, such as anger, guilt, denial, fear, anxiety, depression, shame, trouble concentrating, and numbness. Along with that, there are often physical symptoms present as well, like headaches, fatigue, digestive issues, restlessness or edginess, and a racing heartbeat.

When trauma symptoms like these persist and do not improve in terms of severity in the weeks or months following a traumatic event, trauma can develop PTSD, a mental health disorder that impairs your personal and day-to-day life.

Today, we want to offer you some trauma quotes to help you get through any of these struggles you may be experiencing right now. We also hope these PTSD quotes will serve as a reminder that you are not alone. The nightmares and flashbacks you experience may only be perceptible by you, it doesn’t make your pain any less real.

The most important thing we hope you take away today is that healing can sometimes be a long and arduous process, but it is always possible!

What are the 5 stages of PTSD?

Emergency Stage: Intense responses and high anxiety.


Numbing Stage: Instinct kicks in to protect yourself from mental and emotional anguish through denial.

Intrusive/Repetitive Stage: Nightmares and flashbacks occur, increasing anxiety.


Transition Stage: Acceptance of what’s happened and its impact.


Integration Stage: Learn coping mechanisms and skills to move forward.


What does PTSD do to a person?

It’s common for someone with PTSD to experience vivid flashbacks and memories of the traumatic event(s). As if the initial trauma wasn’t enough to endure, severe anxiety and stress can develop along with intrusive thoughts or images. Physical symptoms can worsen, leading to trembling, pain, sweating, and nausea.

What does PTSD feel like?

Between the flashbacks, nightmares, and heightened states of anxiety and stress, PTSD is both exhausting and debilitating, to say the least. The avoidance behaviors you exhibit may give you an illusion of control in your life, but unfortunately, they are just another way this burdensome disorder takes control of you.

Below are what we hope are 37 helping quotes to give you what you need in these tough times.

135 PTSD Quotes:

Recovery Quotes

Here are 32 recovery quotes to help you recover, be inspired or realize you are not alone in this battle with PTSD. Add these into your healing process, including them into your mental health toolbox.

  1. “First, the physiological symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder have been brought within manageable limits. Second, the person is able to bear the feelings associated with traumatic memories. Third, the person has authority over her memories; she can elect both to remember the trauma and to put memory aside. Fourth, the memory of the traumatic event is a coherent narrative, linked with feeling. Fifth, the person’s damaged self-esteem has been restored. Sixth, the person’s important relationships have been reestablished. Seventh and finally, the person has reconstructed a coherent system of meaning and belief that encompasses the story of trauma.” ― Judith Lewis Herman
  2. “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Bob Marley
  3. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost
  4. “Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you’ve got.” – Unknown
  5. “Recovering from PTSD is being fragile and strong at the same time. It’s beautiful medley of constantly being broken down and pieced together. I am painting almost done to completion, beautiful but not quite complete.” – Kate J. Tate
  6. “Don’t ask the question ‘why the addiction’ but ‘why the pain?’” – Dr. Gabor Mate
  7. “One of the hardest things was learning I was worth recovery.” – Demi Lovato
  8. “Instead of being ashamed of what you’ve been through, be proud of what you have overcome.” – Dr. Phil
  9. “Recovery doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It simply means it no longer controls you.” – Unknown
  10. “Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods.” ― Peter A. Levine
  11. “The most common emotional defense is avoidance (an ineffective coping skill for any stressor) as expressed through denial (e.g., “That wasn’t really bad, I barely remember it”).” ― Brian Luke Seaward
  12. “…some patients resist the diagnosis of a post-traumatic disorder. They may feel stigmatized by any psychiatric diagnosis or wish to deny their condition out of a sense of pride. Some people feel that acknowledging psychological harm grants a moral victory to the perpetrator, in a way that acknowledging physical harm does not.” ― Judith Lewis Herman
  13. “As you may already know, post-traumatic stress disorder is extremely complex. Each client has a unique, perhaps virtually unbelievable, set of experiences, and an almost equally set of reactions to those experiences.” ― Aphrodite Matsakis
  14. “We’ve all seen the headlines implying that people with PTSD are dangerous. We must not resort to thinking, due to fear, that a person with PTSD equals a ticking time bomb. The stigma surrounding PTSD is so negative. It arouses concerns and provokes whispers and worried glances. People don’t understand it at all. They assume I’m a potential powder keg just waiting for a spark to set me off into a rage, and that’s just not true, about me or any person with PTSD. I have never physically assaulted anyone out of anger or rage. I’m suffering with it and people are afraid to ask me about it.” ― James Meuer
  15. “When you’re going through these difficult times of chaos and trauma, the most important thing is to keep those who are closest to you together.” – Michael Imperioli
  16. “There are people who come home from war and want to talk about the pain, but no one wants to listen; there are others who want to keep silent and repress the memories, and all their family and friends want is to talk about it. I call this the war veteran reintegration paradox.” ― M.B. Dallocchio
  17. “You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before, and that, my love, is bravery.” – Unknown
  18. “Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.” – Mason Cooley
  19. “Courage is resistance to fear, the mastery is fear – not the absence of fear.” – Mark Twain
  20. “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Bob Marley
  21. “I’m not lazy. I’m just exhausted from fighting my way through every single day.” – Mimi Love
  22. “When the alarm bell of the emotional brain keeps signaling that you are in danger, no amount of insight will silence it.” – Bessel van der Kolk, MD
  23. “Recovery doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It simply means it no longer controls you.” – Unknown
  24. “PTSD is the constant battle of reminding my body and mind that the past, present, and future are not one in the same, and despite what I’m feeling I am safe and in control of my body.” – Shantae Griffin
  25. “You can’t patch a wounded soul with a bandaid.” – Michael Connelly
  26. “Some people’s lives seem to flow in a narrative; mine had many stops and starts. That’s what trauma does. It interrupts the plot. You can’t process it because it doesn’t fit with what came before or what comes afterwards.” – Jessica Stern
  27. “Grief is messy. It’s traumatic. Devastating. Confusing. Exhausting. Grief is a natural process of our human experience. May you find comfort in these unexpected places along your journey.” ― Dana Arcuri
  28. “When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.” — Mark Twain
  29. “The reason why you need emotional support is because it’s important for survivors to be heard. To be understood. To be able to express yourself without fearing criticism or harsh judgement. To be validated for your pain, suffering, and loss. For others to be there for you to encourage you, especially if you’re having a bad day or feeling triggered.” ― Dana Arcuri
  30. “The objective is for the past to become a very tiny part of your very large, confident, capable, and free self.” ― Michele Rosenthal
  31. “If your brain changes in response to experience, then you have the opportunity to deliberately help your brain change again based on new experiences you create.” ― Michele Rosenthal
  32. “One thing: you have to walk, and create the way by your walking; you will not find a ready-made path. It is not so cheap, to reach to the ultimate realization of truth. You will have to create the path by walking yourself; the path is not ready-made, lying there and waiting for you. It is just like the sky: the birds fly, but they don’t leave any footprints. You cannot follow them; there are no footprints left behind.”― Osho

Quotes about Healing

Read these 48 inspirational quotes about healing. These quotes can inspire hope in beating trauma, inspiring strength and promoting recovery. Use these healing quotes best how you see fit.

  1. “What we change inwardly will change outer reality.” – Plutarch
  2. “Hold yourself back, or heal yourself back together. You decide.” ― Brittany Burgunde
  3. “Delusional pain hurts just as much as pain from actual trauma. So what if it’s all in your head?” – Tracy Morgan
  4. “Healing from trauma can also mean strength and joy. The goal of healing is not a papering-over of changes in an effort to preserve or present things as normal. It is to acknowledge and wear your new life – warts, wisdom, and all – with courage.” – Catherine Woodiwiss
  5. “Trauma creates change you don’t choose. Healing is about creating change you do choose.” –Michele Rosenthal
  6. “You cannot heal a lifetime of pain overnight, be patient with yourself, it takes as long as it takes to rebuild yourself.” – Unknown
  7. “People are afraid to heal because their entire identity is centered around the trauma they’ve experienced. They have no idea who they are outside of trauma and that unknown is terrifying.” – Ebonee Davis
  8. “Healing happens when you’re triggered and you’re able to move through the pain, the pattern, the story and walk your way to a different ending.” – Vienna Pharaon
  9. “It’s not the person refusing to let go of the past, but the past refusing to let go of the person.” – Sonawane Raj
  10. “Healing is not an overnight process. It is a daily cleansing of pain, it is a daily healing of your life.” – Leon Brown
  11. “I have met many, many severely distressed people whose daily lives are filled with the agony of both remembered and unremembered trauma, who try so hard to heal and yet who are constantly being pushed down both by their symptoms and the oppressive circumstances of post traumatic life around them.” ― Carolyn Spring
  12. “As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else.” ― Maya Angelou
  13. “Bad things do happen how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.” – Walter Anderson
  14. “What we change inwardly will change outer reality.” – Plutarch
  15. “It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.” – Amelia Barr
  16. “To close your eyes will not ease another’s pain.” – Chinese Proverb
  17. “Post traumatic stress injury isn’t a disease. It’s a wound to the soul that never heals.” – Tom Glenn
  18. “I’m destroying myself so others can’t,” she said, “and it’s the worst kind of control but it’s the only form I know.” – S.Z.
  19. “It isn’t about what’s wrong with you, it’s about what happened to you.” – Unknown
  20. “You cannot heal a lifetime of pain overnight, be patient with yourself, it takes as long as it takes to rebuild yourself.” – Unknown
  21. “Wounds won’t heal the way you want them to, they heal the way they need to.” – Dele Olanubi
  22. “Healing happens when you’re triggered and you’re able to move through the pain, the pattern, the story and walk your way to a different ending.” – Vienna Pharaon
  23. “I’m not weak, I was trusting. I’m not giving up, I’m healing. I’m not incapable of love, I’m giving. I’m not alone, I see you all here. I’m fighting this.” – Rene Smith
  24. “Healing is not an overnight process. It is a daily cleansing of pain, it is a daily healing of your life.” – Leon Brown
  25. “Talking openly about your mental illness is not seeking attention, it’s seeking help.” – Anonymous
  26. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton
  27. “When you can tell your story and it doesn’t make you cry, you know you have healed.” – Karen Salmansohn
  28. “Just like there’s always time for pain, there’s always time for healing.” ― Jennifer Brown
  29. “In the same way that people can drive each other mad, the company of people, and being understood by people, can also heal us.” ― Bessel A. van der Kolk
  30. “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” – Rumi
  31. “It’s not forgetting that heals. It’s remembering.”― Amy Greene
  32. “You have the power to heal your life, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we’re not. We always have the power of our minds…Claim and consciously use your power.”― Louise L. Hay
  33. “The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.”― Marianne Williamson
  34. “As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation — either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.” ― Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  35. “But pain’s like water. It finds a way to push through any seal. There’s no way to stop it. Sometimes you have to let yourself sink inside of it before you can learn how to swim to the surface.” ― Katie Kacvinsky
  36. “Pain is a pesky part of being human, I’ve learned it feels like a stab wound to the heart, something I wish we could all do without, in our lives here. Pain is a sudden hurt that can’t be escaped. But then I have also learned that because of pain, I can feel the beauty, tenderness, and freedom of healing. Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air! We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind against our faces.” ― C. JoyBell C.
  37. “It is our wounds that create in us a desire to reach for miracles. The fulfillment of such miracles depends on whether we let our wounds pull us down or lift us up towards our dreams.”― Jocelyn Soriano
  38. “Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember. To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing.”― Linda Hogan
  39. “It doesn’t hurt me unless I interpret it’s happening as harmful to me. I can choose not to.” – Marcus Aurelius

Trauma Quotes

Here are 38 of our most inspirational quotes about trauma and grief. Takes these trauma quotes to help you find a positive path forward.

  1. “There is no timestamp on trauma. There isn’t a formula that you can insert yourself into to get from horror to healed. Be patient. Take up space. Let your journey be the balm.” – Dawn Serra
  2. “Most of us have unhealthy thoughts and emotions that have either developed as a result of trauma or hardships in their childhood, or the way they were raised.” – Steven Seagal
  3. “I did not ask for the things I’ve been through. And I certainly didn’t ask my mind to paint and repaint the pictures back in flashback form.” – Michelle Groth
  4. “I have met many, many severely distressed people whose daily lives are filled with the agony of both remembered and unremembered trauma, who try so hard to heal and yet who are constantly being pushed down both by their symptoms and the oppressive circumstances of post traumatic life around them.” ― Carolyn Spring
  5. “Trauma is perhaps the most avoided, ignored, belittled, denied, misunderstood, and untreated cause of human suffering.” – Peter Levine
  6. “Triggers are like little psychic explosions that crash through avoidance and bring the dissociated, avoided trauma suddenly, unexpectedly, back into consciousness.” ― Carolyn Spring
  7. “Some people’s lives seem to flow in a narrative; mine had many stops and starts. That’s what trauma does. It interrupts the plot. You can’t process it because it doesn’t fit with what came before or what comes afterwards.” – Jessica Stern
  8. “Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally heard only by the one held captive. When someone enters the pain and hears the screams healing can begin.” ― Danielle Bernock
  9. “After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go onto permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment.” ― Judith Lewis Herman
  10. “Trauma is any stressor that occurs in a sudden and forceful way and is experienced as overwhelming.” ― Stephanie S. Covington
  11. “In the culture people talk about trauma as an event that happened a long time ago. But what trauma is, is the imprints that event has left on your mind and in your sensations… the discomfort you feel and the agitation you feel and the rage and the helplessness you feel right now.” ― Bessel A. van der Kolk
  12. “In talking with people that have experienced it, I learned that PTSD is something that a person in a position of authority sometimes thinks they’re not supposed to have. They don’t always have an avenue to personally address it or even discuss it.” ― Stana Katic
  13. “Memories of traumatic experiences may not be primarily retrieved as narratives. Our own and others research has suggested that PTSD traumatized peoples difficulties with putting memories into words are reflected in actual changes in brain activity. – Bessel A. van der Kolk
  14. “When a person is exposed to overwhelming stress, threat or injury, they develop a procedural memory. Trauma occurs when these implicit procedures are not neutralized. The failure to restore homeostasis is at the basis for the maladaptive and debilitating symptoms of trauma.” ― Peter A. Levine
  15. “Traumas produce their disintegrating effects in proportion to their intensity, duration and repetition. (1909)” ― Pierre Janet
  16. “You have to understand that PTSD has to be an event that you experience, a very traumatic event. And actually, there is evidence that brain chemistry changes during this event in certain individuals where it’s imprinted indelibly forever and there’s an emotion associated with this which triggers the condition.” – Dale Archer
  17. “One of the things that pains me is we have so tragically underestimated the trauma, the hardship we create in this country when we treat people unfairly, when we incarcerate them unfairly, when we condemn them unfairly.” – Brian Stevenson
  18. “Unlike simple stress, trauma changes your view of your life and yourself. It shatters your most basic assumptions about yourself and your world — “Life is good,” “I’m safe,” “People are kind,” “I can trust others,” “The future is likely to be good” — and replaces them with feelings like “The world is dangerous,” “I can’t win,” “I can’t trust other people,” or “There’s no hope.”― Mark Goulston MD
  19. “I wish my head could forget what my eyes have seen.” – Dave Parnell
  20. “I believe our emotional traumas create triggers. Those triggers are actually a form of PTSD.” – Suzanne Wagner
  21. “Triggers can happen when you least expect them. When you think all the emotional wounds are healed something can happen that reminds you there is still a scar.” – Alexandra Eva May
  22. “If someone else’s reaction seems out of proportion to the situation, it usually means that something else was triggered.” – Dr. Lauren Fogel
  23. “The body remembers. Stuffed until an event, a sound, a sight, a touch, a word, or a person awakens them” – Unknown
  24. “A trigger is the connection between the conscious mind and a buried painful memory.” – Unknown
  25. “PTSD nightmares aren’t always exact replays of the event. Sometimes they replay the emotions you felt during the event, such as fear, helplessness, and sadness.” – Alice Cariv
  26. “It isn’t in my past. It’s in my everyday.” – Helen Wilson
  27. “I am left with basically nothing. Too trapped in a war to be at peace, too damaged to be at war.” – Daniel Somers
  28. “A great loss brings up an emotional storm that opens up a hidden reservoir of childhood pain” ― Pete Walker
  29. “I weep for my fate, for what I have left to see.” ― Chil Rajchman

Survivor Quotes

Here are 19 strong survivor quotes. These powerful quotes are here for you to use how you see best. Remember that you are not alone!

  1. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – C.G. Jung
  2. “Always remember, if you have been diagnosed with PTSD, it is not a sign of weakness; rather, it is proof of your strength, because you have survived!” – Michel Templet
  3. “You are stronger than you think. You have gotten through every bad day in your life, and you are undefeated.” – Unknown
  4. “You survived the abuse. Now, you’ll survive the recovery.” – Unknown
  5. “I won’t let pain turn my heart into something ugly. I will show you that surviving can be beautiful.” – Christy Ann Martine
  6. “The power we discover inside ourselves as we survive a life-threatening experience can be utilized equally well outside of crisis, too. I am, in every moment, capable of mustering the strength to survive again—or of tapping that strength in other good, productive, healthy ways.” ― Michele Rosenthal
  7. “One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.” – Unknown
  8. “Repeated trauma requires you to create a system of defenses that protects you. And these protections were so important. They saved your life. They protected your real self.” – Gretchen L. Schmelzer, PhD
  9. “The power we discover inside ourselves as we survive a life-threatening experience can be utilized equally well outside of crisis, too. I am, in every moment, capable of mustering the strength to survive again—or of tapping that strength in other good, productive, healthy ways.” ― Michele Rosenthal
  10. “The brave men and women, who serve their country and as a result, live constantly with the war inside them, exist in a world of chaos. But the turmoil they experience isn’t who they are; the PTSD invades their minds and bodies.” ― Robert Koger
  11. “Because during trauma it is usually not safe or possible for individuals to consciously access their emotional reactions or experiences, awareness often emerges after trauma ceases.” ―Jennifer J. Freyd
  12. “As modern neurobiologists point out, the repetition of the traumatic experience in the flashbacks can be itself re-traumatizing; if not life-threatening, it is at least threatening to the chemical structure of the brain and can ultimately lead to deterioration. And this would also seem to explain the high suicide rate of survivor, for example, survivors of Vietnam.” ― Cathy Caruth
  13. “PTSD occurs following a trauma that was so awful that in retrospect you don’t understand how you survived. What that causes is an extreme feeling of vulnerability that you get past but that doesn’t go away.” – Paul Goulston
  14. “Even in times of trauma, we try to maintain a sense of normality until we no longer can. That, my friends, is called surviving. Not healing. We never become whole again … we are survivors. If you are here today… you are a survivor. But those of us who have made it thru hell and are still standing? We bare a different name: warriors.” – Lori Goodwin
  15. “I survived because the fire that burned inside of me burned brighter than the fire around me.” – Unknown
  16. “You are stronger than you think. You have gotten through every bad day in your life, and you are undefeated.” – Unknown
  17. “Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t.” – Richard Bach
  18. “Over time, as most people fail the survivor’s exacting test of trustworthiness, she tends to withdraw from relationships. The isolation of the survivor, thus persists even after she is free.” – Judith Lewis Herman
  19. “Trauma is a fact of life. It does not, however, have to be a life sentence.” – Peter A. Levine

Relationship PTSD Quotes

Here are 15 relationship PTSD quotes for you to seek encouragement from. It’s not easy battling post-traumatic stress disorder but you can do it over time.

  1. “A lot of people who have experienced trauma at the hands of people they’ve trusted take responsibility, and that is what’s toxic.” – Hannah Gadsby “Instead of saying ‘I’m damaged, I’m broken, I have trust issues.” I say “I’m healing, I’m rediscovering myself, I’m starting over.” – Horacio Jones
  2. “Often it isn’t the initiating trauma that creates seemingly insurmountable pain, but the lack of support after.” ― S. Kelley Harrell
  3. “Early relational trauma results from the fact that we are often given more to experience in this life than we can bear to experience consciously. This problem has been around since the beginning of time, but it is especially acute in early childhood where, because of the immaturity of the psyche and/or brain, we are ill-equipped to metabolize our experience. An infant or young child who is abused, violated or seriously neglected by a caretaking adult is overwhelmed by intolerable affects that are impossible for it to metabolize, much less understand or even think about.” ― Donald Kalsched
  4. “People are not addicted to alcohol or drugs, they are addicted to escaping reality.” – Unknown
  5. “People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” – Cheryl Richardson
  6. “Punishing someone for PTSD is like punishing someone for cancer. The answer is love and protection.” – Unknown
  7. “You don’t have to save me, you just have to hold my hand while I save myself.” – Unknown
  8. “The mind replays what the heart can’t delete.” – Unknown
  9. “When you love a girl that has lived trauma, when she realizes that you are choosing to love her, and not hurt her, she will love you back with the same kind of tenacity that it took to walk through fire.” – Tracy Malone
  10. “If the wounds on her heart and the bruises on her soul were translated on her skin, you wouldn’t recognize her at all.” – Verona Q
  11. “The drama and the trauma of the relationship you have when you’re 16 can mirror the one you have when you’re 26. Life repeats itself.” – Taylor Swift
  12. “You don’t have to save me; you just have to hold my hand while I save myself.” – Unknown
  13. “A core dilemma of C-PTSD is that your longing for a relationship is in direct opposition to memories that tell you relationships aren’t safe” – Arielle Schwartz
  14. “With developmental trauma, the table was not properly levelled or was built without much attention or craftsmanship, and therefore everything resting on the table is unlikely to have the support it needs” – Kathy L. Kain and Stephen J. Terrel
  15. “Early experiences of lack of belonging and acceptance can promote unhealthy shame experiences that can manifest as a sense of being essentially unworthy, unlovable, and bad” – Kathy L Kain and Stephen J Terrell
  16. “The human need to be visible is countered by the need to be invisible to avoid further abuse and the need for intimacy and the dread of abuse; all pose insoluble dichotomies which promote further withdrawal from human contact, which reinforces the sense of dehumanization.” ― Christiane Sanderson

135 PTSD Quotes Conclusion

We hope these quotes about PTSD were not triggering for you.

It is a tough journey finding your way out of these PSTD feelings you may be having, I hope you are seeing your therapist regularly, they are here to help. Our founder Paul found himself battling PTSD after a tough time in his life, along with many other mental health tools he tried MDMA Therapy, perhaps this blog will be insightful.

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