When we grew up with childhood trauma, we’re sometimes justified in blaming others for struggles we have today. There’s no way to avoid placing blame on parents and others who abused and neglected us. But blame taken too far can poison the healing process and leave us disempowered and unclear how to move forward.
Healing often involves developing a more realistic perspective around blame; no matter who caused the trauma, the solution begins with us. In this video, I talk for the first time about my older brother, and the role that blame played in the hardships of his life.
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See you with more stories and thoughts about healing on Thursday!
Anna (the Fairy)