Chances are, you’re familiar with the fight, flight, or freeze responses to trauma.
We’ve all heard about the frenzied mother lifting a 3,000-pound car to save her child. Maybe we’ve noticed how we’ll automatically jump away from a snake while walking in the woods. Or feel that immediate spike of adrenaline when you may or may not be going the speed limit and see a police car.
The fourth type of trauma response that might not immediately spring to mind, however, is fawning.