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4 Steps on the Road to Healing from Childhood


If there is a single lament I hear from daughters working on making sense of their experiences and striving to get free of the old patterns which get in their way in the present it’s this: “Why does it take so long to heal?” The short answer is that the damage was done over time and it’s intricate so that the process of undoing it—given the lack of a magic wand—takes time and effort as well. Therapy helps cut to the chase, as many daughters attest, but doesn’t necessarily finish the work. But there are steps you can take now.

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4 Steps on the Road to Healing from Childhood

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  1. Thanks Peg!!
    This is a very insightful and helpful
    way to see and deal with this issue!!

  2. Hi Peg, I was hoping to be able to view positive images of my childhood when I visited my mother this weekend. She had always kept photo albums for her children – each labelled with our name. I found mine at her house yesterday morning and opened it hoping to find some photos that I could happily relate to. It was empty. No photos at all. My siblings albums were all complete. Not too sure what to think…

 

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