Self-care and the Freeze/Fawn Response

If We Don’t Care for Ourselves, Who Will

Shirley J. Davis

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Photo by Brandy Kennedy on Unsplash

Most people who have been through complex trauma know what it is like to experience the freeze/fawn response, even if they do not know it. We downplay our needs to complete the needs of others and find we cannot suppress our pain. Both freeze and fawn are trauma responses.

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Shirley J. Davis

I am an author/speaker/grant writer in the U.S. My passion is authoring information about mental health disorders, especially dissociative identity disorder..