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How I Healed My Inner Child

Growing older does not mean we’ve actually grown ‘up.’ Aging chronologically and mentally are two very different things, as my young adult life so brilliantly demonstrated. I was completely out of control: alcohol abuse, depression, and if I didn’t get my way, throwing temper tantrums that would make a three year old blush. Well into my twenties, I had the mentality of a rebellious child. And while I was well aware that my dysfunctional childhood was at the root of my behavior, I had no idea how to rectify this part of me that had been around for almost as long as I had been. Growing up with abuse, neglect, and abandonment left me in a perpetual state of defense and instability. I countered those insecurities with mass quantities of alcohol, overcompensation, and overachieving. Until I began reading self-help books (at the desperate suggestion of my soon-to-be husband) I had no idea that I could heal the past traumas of my life. To be honest, I was always so busy avoiding my past and

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Living the dream in SW France-Retired Love Swimming, Rambling, Labrador's, Pilates, Photography, Astronomy, Reiki, Travelling. Currently studying Psychology, and member of NAAP. I believe in truth, honesty, karma and integrity! KEEPING IT REAL - No one likes someone who lies and lives a different life on social media than they do in real life. ≧◔◡◔≦

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