How to Make Peace with Your Family
Our parents and families most likely won’t change, but we can change our feelings towards them.
We need to accept our family circumstances as they are. Our healing starts when we accept.
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When a child grows up in a dysfunctional home with unavailable parents, the child takes on the role of caretaker, learn to put the parents need first, and repress and disregard their own needs.
As the child becomes an adult, he or she repeats the same dynamic in their adult relationships.
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