Category: Secondary Traumatic Stress

The Costs of Loving a Trauma Survivor

The cost of loving a trauma survivor Heather Tuba @heathertuba trauma survivor

There are costs to loving a trauma survivor. I know this statement may come across as unloving, unkind, and insensitive. It might come across as uncaring, unsupportive, and cruel. But despite the potential misinterpretations of this statement,…

My Husband’s Developmental Trauma Changed Me

My Husband's developmental trauma changed me Heather Tuba @heathertuba developmental trauma

My husband’s developmental trauma changed me. Seven years ago, my husband of twenty years began to experience a series of visual flashbacks. These emerging memories pointed to a very different childhood than he had previously remembered.…