Should we blame more of our adult problems on our parents? We’re kidding — that’s going too far — but family and relationship therapist Vienna Pharaon believes that many of our problems and destructive patterns in adulthood can be traced back to conflicts we experienced as children. The good news is that, as adults, we have the perspective we need to compensate.
Step 1: Process the Past
Emotional wounds have to be acknowledged to be healed. By examining our past experiences, we can understand present behaviors and patterns. Children often take on roles within their families that continue to influence their actions well into adulthood. Simply acknowledging that pain can help you address unresolved issues and break destructive patterns. Learn some quick, and healing, tips with our latest release.