there is also such a thing as self-parenting: Someone I know was sent to church when she was 9 – to be out of the way yes, but she found an open door far beyond religion, and yes, she had scars and grew up too quickly but she could learn to understand. And love.

~ by Barbara S on October 26, 2021.

2 Responses to “self-parenting”

  1. undoubtedly.

  2. Too often childhoods are rushed – self-parenting as a survival skill is developed. Those who were successful in navigating that time fall into the categories of survivor or victim. Survivors acknowledge the past and move forward, victims spend their time trying to rewrite history and reverse time and are unable to go forward….

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