Learning about the complex layers of intergenerational trauma, as well as being self-aware, is key in breaking the cycle.
The trauma from those times still rears its ugly head occasionally.
Here are a few tips on how you can take that step with your loved ones and have healthy conversations about your traumas.
Depiction of such problematic forms of ‘romance’ and relationships surely distort the judgement of readers regarding love and romance.
“What’s the word for when someone drinks so much, they are ruining your best friend’s life? Or the word for a man so vengeful about his own past that he wants to destroy your future? What’s the word for a woman who was sick for months, but refused to go to the doctor until it was too late?"
Media has a responsibility to stop sensationalising stories about women and focus on the wider inequalities that affect them.