You aren't hurting anyone by accepting the reality of your trauma.
I had a pretty rough week. And changing a few behaviors hasn't eradicated my shame. But it has shown me that I am not completely prisoner to it.
Healing is a complicated, twisted, painful, tender thing, and you are not doing it wrong, I promise.
Little t traumas happen all the time, and sometimes they can have a serious, lasting impact on who we are as people.
Dissociation is a form of protection. We dissociate when our minds need to protect us from some aspect of our reality.