Major life events Confused about the world
Past/ongoing hurt I am confused about me
Relationship nigtmare
Drugs and alcohol
Family problems
See also

Past/on-going hurt - The more personal, the worse it is

The more personal and disempowering the experience, the worse it is

Personal abuse (like rape) is a devastating experience. Its you being seriously put down. Adults can barely cope with it imagine the effect when this happens to a child.

This is one of the more obvious experiences; there are others that can wear down coping skills or block you learning new ones. The most damage is done when difficulties happen in a relationship that is very important to you.

Warning signs of a breakdown