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Inner Bonding: Becoming a Loving Adult to Your Inner Child

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Inner bonding is the process of connecting our adult thoughts with our instinctual, gut feelings—the feelings of the "inner child"—so that we can minimize painful conflict within ourselves. Free of inner conflict, we feel peaceful, open to joy, and open to giving and receiving love.

Margaret Paul, coauthor of Healing Your Aloneness, explores how abandonment of the inner chi
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 5th 1992 by HarperOne
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Mark
Dec 19, 2012 Mark rated it liked it
Recommended to Mark by: Amora Freire
Interesting description, discussion, and examples of the process of "inner bonding", i.e., basically, the adult
getting in touch with the inner child. One of the main ideas seems to be that many who are suffering from
anxiety, depression, codependence, or some other form of pain and suffering in their lives have an 'abandoned inner child'.
In conjunction with this are interesting examples of co-dependence from both the narcissistic and care-taking
side. Ideally, one would want to have the right bala
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Mai El-geresy
Apr 24, 2014 Mai El-geresy rated it it was amazing
super, I simply love it.
teaches you step by step how to lose the victim facade and take control of your happiness and life.
Angela McLaughlin
A Must Read for Everyone

This has been an eye opening and engaging book - each relationship example has helped me to see myself more clearly and get closer to finding my way back to me. Awareness is always the first step and this book is full of epiphanies waiting to happen.
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Dec 14, 2015 Mary Ann rated it liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed the first half of the book and I found it eye opening. The second half of the book however used vignettes that I felt were un relatable.
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Nothing short of inspired. This Inner Bonding program, I feel, is profound. Many of its principles go right along with the real message of the New Testament and the 12 Steps. What could be better?
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