Once you become trauma-informed and understand your parents, while well-meaning, were fighting their own battles, you start seeing the need for reparenting everywhere.
As trauma survivors, the process of healing can overpower us, taking over our lives. So healing should be the most important thing in my life, right?
Years ago, I attended a house party. Sat around, we started talking about racism. As the only BAME person in the room, I believed myself an authority.