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Embracing Objective Truth: The First Step in Healing from Trauma

In the quest for healing from trauma, the journey often begins with a crucial, yet challenging, step: acknowledging the Objective Truth. This acknowledgment is not about "assigning blame" or "embracing feelings" or submitting to "delusion perceptions" that negate the veracity of material facts, but rather about facing the reality of what occurred. It is a vital preliminary step in the trauma-healing process.

Objective truth serves as a foundation for recovery. It allows us to see our experiences for what they truly are, devoid of any embellishments or denials. This clear-eyed view is essential for understanding the impact of our trauma and beginning the process of healing.

For trauma survivors, confronting the objective truth can be daunting. It involves revisiting painful memories and acknowledging feelings of vulnerability, fear, or hurt. However, it's important to remember that this process is not about reliving the trauma but about understanding it from a place of safety and support.

By embracing objective truth, we open the door to self-compassion and understanding. We begin to see our experiences as part of our story, but not the entirety of it. This perspective is empowering — it reminds us that while our past shapes us, it does not define us. However, on this journey you will learn that every moment of your past and your future exist here in the present, each "Gift."

As we embark on this journey, it's crucial to seek support from trusted individuals, whether they be therapists, support groups, or loved ones. These support systems provide a safe space for us to process our experiences and feelings, helping us to navigate the path towards healing.

In conclusion, acknowledging the objective truth of our trauma is an essential step in the healing process. It lays the groundwork for understanding, growth, and ultimately, recovery. Let us embrace this step with courage and hope, knowing that it leads to a brighter and more resilient future.


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