Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
Coping Strategies for Trauma
In this section, we have provided articles and tips on different coping strategies for addressing the effects trauma has on the body, mind, and emotions. You'll learn how to recognize when a trauma response comes out and how to self-soothe.
A Self Soothing Exercise: Self-soothing is the ability to care for yourself emotionally in times of distress or discomfort. Self-soothing is the process of acknowledging how you’re feeling and dealing with it head on, and continue reading
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