inner child Tag

Breaking the Chains of Victimhood When You’ve Been Abused By Paul Hellwig “Toxically shamed people tend to become more and more stagnant as life goes on. They live in a guarded, secretive, and defensive way. They try to be more than human (perfect and controlling) or less than human (losing interest in life or stagnated in some addictive behavior).” ~John Bradshaw- Healing the Shame That Binds You Do you feel...

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TRIGGER WARNING: This post deals with an account of sexual abuse and may be triggering to some people. “No one loses their innocence. It is either taken or given away willingly.” ~Tiffany Madison Childhood innocence. When I think of it I always picture a baby lying on their back, playing with their feet. They are laughing, cooing, smiling, and lost in a sense of wonder. Full of joy,...

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    The concept of us having an inner child or doing inner child work is usually viewed with great skepticism by most people I engage about it. I understand this as I used to feel the same way about it when I began my healing journey from the devastation of my dysfunctional childhood. It is not easy for us to suspend disbelief. The problem lies in...

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