Pain. We have have been there… you fall and hurt your knee. You have a headache. Pain created by words that destroy your inner confidence, cutting through all what you thought you were or wanted to be.
Add the childhood pain of living with an alcoholic parent, child abuser or a bully at school and concealing the impact of those feelings feeds the depth of the emotional pain.
Your host, Susan Jacobi, a thriver after childhood abuse, knows healing is in replacing the trauma mindset. Her book, How to Love Yourself: Hope after Child Abuse is available at amazon. You can reach Susan directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you find yourself dealing with suicidal ideations, please reach out to the Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255. Feelings are temporary, suicide is not.