Tag: developmental trauma

Why the answer ‘I don’t know’ is helping me understand my partner’s dissociative disorder

Why understanding 'I don't know' is helping my relationship with my survivor-partner Heather Tuba @heathertuba dissociation

There’s a recurrent conversation between my partner and me. It goes like this. . . Me: “Why are you doing that?” or “Why didn’t you do that?” Him: “I don’t know.” Me: “What do you mean…

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.…