Betrayal is traumatic. If you have been betrayed by someone you trusted, you know how it feels.
At first, you refuse to believe it. You feel disoriented. And you want to know how, when, where, and with whom, at the risk of becoming obsessed about it. Emotions surge – anger, hurt, fear.
You will need professional help to work through this trauma, especially if this is not the first time something like this has happened in your relational life. It is not uncommon that someone bonds on the basis of betrayal. That’s called a betrayal bond.
Please take the assessment below if you think you have been in relationships that involve betrayal bonding.