Identify The Symptoms Of Unresolved Trauma In Relationships

4 Common Signs That Someone You Know Is Trapped In The Land Of Emotional Baggage

3 min readNov 14, 2022
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Emotional Baggage

According to clinical psychologist Sabrina Romanoff, emotional baggage means a person has some unresolved emotional issues, pain, sufferings and challenges that still occupy his/her mental space and impact their current relationships.

Some of the signs of Unresolved Trauma

According to Dr Romanoff, there are some warning signs that you need to look out for in terms of identifying unresolved traumas. For instance,

i) Skeptical & suspiciousness

The person will be highly sceptical and have a lack of trust in his/her relationships. This is one of the main indicators that the person has some unresolved traumas. It could be their previous relationships that were terrible and, because of that experience, the person is expecting similar kinds of happenings in their present relationships.

Any traumatic experience in the past can cause stress and trust issues in the present relationships. For this reason, the person might be emotionally unavailable and have commitment issues with their current…




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