Fight or Flight? It goes back to Fear (Part 2 of Fear/PTSD)

The Christian Gazette

Fight Or Flight

Fight or Flight? I can tell you that it depends…. It depends on the person’s level of brokenness. It depends on where they are with the level of fear that they exist in. To “fight” means to stand up for yourself against your attacker whether verbally or physically. To “flight” means to run, get away, escape, seek safety, etc. It is a matter of survival!
Well, I can tell you that most victims of abuse really don’t have much “fight” left in them. They have been broken, beat down–emotionally and physically. Maybe in the initial stages of abuse, the “fight” was still in them. But, it does not take getting attacked many times before they learn to either FLIGHT or NOT FIGHT! Those who “flight” in the early stages are probably better off. Those who stay and “not fight” may be continually beat down to a level of brokenness that…

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About madisonelizabethbaylis

Father of Kevin, Jenvey and Maddie. Being alienated from Maddie due to the fact that after her mother divorced me and remarried she cut me out of my daughter´s life. I then rekindled my relationship with the mother of my boys and since then Melissa is hell bend on allienating and abusing Maddie
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