When you open up and start to talk about your traumatic experiences, a few things will happen.
More memories will come flooding in and that may become overwhelming. In addition, people will react differently to what you will expect. Some will be supportive and will share their own experiences, while others will disbelieve what you say.
In this episode Zachary shares his experience of sharing the contents of his traumatic childhood, from the double edged sword of writing about it initially, to the reactions of friends and family members following the release of his first book 'Under the Influence - Reclaiming my Childhood'.
What Happens When You Talk About Trauma