I decided to cut grains, dairy, legumes, weird additives, and ALL added sweeteners out of my diet for 30 days (formally known as the Whole30). And it’s not because I want to lose weight.
It’s because I want to stop using food to cope.
Unprocessed trauma forces you to develop coping skills to avoid dealing with your trauma. Because no one wants to deal with their trauma. So you find something else to occupy your mind and body.