Understanding the Fawn Response
A deep dive into the fawn response that can develop as a result of trauma. Experiences that are traumatic can provoke various responses- fight, flight, freeze, fawn (amongst others).
Sometimes we get so fixated on picking up broken pieces, we forget we can make new ones.
I journeyed deep into the forgotten parts. Deep into the nightmare. It felt like choking on memories. It felt like I didn’t know which way was up anymore, so I just let it take me. And it was horrible, and…
When you realise that it just doesn't matter, you're standing in a really powerful place.
I am fearless only because I have been fearful.