10 Ways to Love Yourself and Overcome a Bad Childhood

You love yourself based on how much you perceived your parents loved you. If it wasn’t enough, then it’s up to you, now, to send love to those empty places within you. You can’t heal by blaming them, repeating the story over and over, or expecting everyone else in your life to make up for your parents’ mistakes. Only you can heal yourself from the emptiness, neediness and low-self esteem that an emotionally damaging childhood can create. Only YOU loving YOU works – not managing to get love from someone else, but only from YOU! We often look for love outside of ourselves, yearning for approvial, appreciation, hugs, positive support, attention, etc. but we find that not only can we not always depend on others to fulfill our emotional needs, but it is also exhausting trying to manipulate them to do it. So, how do you do this…how do you… Read the rest....
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