Manipulated........Thank you for posting this link, I have bookmarked this!
This explains so much!
I have always high energy, hyper actually even as a child, and I totally understand her statement "Toxic Stress"!
I walked around on tip toes around my mother, because she could blow at the wrong word, movement, noise, action!
Man oh man, this is incredible information, and confirms my thoughts. In the Last year I've started thinking that due to the abuses, this was the cause of my so called "Bypolar" personality. I had incredible ups, and so many downs, (depressions) suicide thoughts and a couple of attempts.
I agree with you Manipulated.....WOW....WOW.....WOW!!!!!