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The current understanding of the development of self involves an interaction between nature and nurture. We are born with certain characteristic elements that have been predetermined and embodied within our genes. Still, probably the more meaningful contribution to our adult character comes from life experiences, especially social experiences.
Trauma is an individual event that is out of the ordinary for you. Still, everyone experiences trauma and deals differently with this distress, and something that may be traumatic for you could be an everyday life situation for someone else.