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A betrayal trauma trigger is caused by past trauma of discovery or relational harm.
This reminder can cause you to feel overwhelming sadness, anxiety, or panic. You might also have flashbacks or unwanted thoughts about the event. A flashback is a vivid, often negative memory that may appear without warning. You may be aware that you're experiencing a trigger, but still unable to do anything to stop it - unless you have tools to deal with the experience.
It's caused by what happened to you, (or by what should have happened, and didn't) not because you're weak or crazy - it's a common experience in betrayal trauma, that can lessen over time. By learning about the causes, how your brain reacts, and by using tools and methods, you begin to lessen the power of triggers.