Things You Do As Grown Up When You’ve Experienced Childhood Emotional Abuse
1. You can’t stand conflict. Sudden loud noises immediately trigger you fight or flight instinct.
If you have been a victim of emotional abuse in the past, you got used to your parents’ constant fighting and shouting. It left you feeling scared then, and it leaves you scared every time you get into a confrontation. This is because, for you, shouting triggers a painful memory from your childhood.