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How to handle a partner's past trauma affecting the relationship?

Answer from our relationship expert:

Handling a partner's past trauma affecting the relationship requires compassion, patience, and understanding. Create a safe and supportive environment for your partner to share their experiences and feelings without pressure or judgment. Listen actively and validate their emotions, offering empathy and reassurance. Respect their boundaries and triggers, and avoid triggering topics or situations whenever possible. Encourage professional therapy or support groups as needed, and be patient as they navigate their healing journey. Prioritize open communication, mutual respect, and unconditional support in your relationship, fostering resilience and growth together.

Create a safe and supportive environment, listen actively and validate their emotions, respect their boundaries and triggers, encourage professional therapy or support groups, and prioritize open communication and mutual respect based on unconditional support and commitment to growth in your relationship.


Handling a Partner's Past Trauma in Relationships


May 14, 2024

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