“Stop making such a big deal of it, at your age my life was much harder!”
If your parents were children during the Nazi era and World War Two then you would be considered as so-called “Kriegsenkel” or WarGrandchild.
Just about all “Kriegskinder” or WarChildren will have undergone some very traumatic experiences that were practically never looked back on and re-appraised.
Their children often suffer – mostly unknowingly – from this transgenerational trauma that has been passed down.
This trauma that has been inherited across generations manifests itself in: