Watching my mum screaming and kicking psychiatric paramedics and then being injected before being taken away in an ambulance when she was sectioned. I was about six I think. I was sent to live with my grandparents after that and nobody would tell me anything. I made a vow to myself that I would never keep secrets from my kids if they are affected by it because I think secrets are always a lot more unsettling than the truth if you can explain in an age appropriate way.
Discovering that Nani Darnell was married.
Being punched and spanked, in public by my father for something I didn't do.
when my older sister's best friend was kidnapped, raped, and murdered by someone she knew....
getting drafted and serving a tour in viet nam..
...the first time my dad forced himself on me. I was 6.
When the a**hole farmer across the way shot my collie in the head for chasing his cows, but he didn't kill him. My dog came home....
The day my cousin died, he was my partner in mischief and mayhem to age thirteen.
Jumping out of moving car at 4 yrs old.
I see stuff here that I have also gone through but I still don't think anything was ever traumatic in my childhood . After all I still have all my arms and legs fingers and toes
Gotta say, didn't have one. I had my share of accidents, and trips to the hospital, but traumatic? No, I didn't get to enjoy those experiences until I was an adult.
When I found out samus was a chick.
:( seeing my dad diein in arms
Growing up a kid between teens , and my first ex.
Seeing death for the first time.
A bad dad. cannot talk about one traumatic moment. It was many.
Being removed from my family
When I crushed my big toe under a cast iron sewer grate.