Healing Your Aloneness: Finding Love and Wholeness Through Your Inner Child
Erika Chopich and Margaret Paul show how anyone can reconnect with his or her Inner Child to short-circuit self-destructive patterns, resolve fears and conflicts, and build satisfying relationships. Healing Your Aloneness outlines a self-healing process that can be used every day to restore a nurturing balance between loving Adult and loved Inner Child.
ebook, 208 pages
Published October 23rd 2012 by HarperOne
(first published July 20th 1990)
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this book was recommended by a good friend as one of the best books he ever read! it was really quite incredible. not for the faint of heart, anyone who would be overcome with fear of cheeziness and have to put it down, or those who would rather not admit or look at or reexperience their pain. it teaches you to journal between your inner adult and your inner child and to lovingly connect with yourself fully. i've never experienced anything like it in my life. the journaling experience it recomme...more
Much of what this book had to say was credible and helpful. This book gives the reader a way of looking at pain or unhappiness and a technique through which to cope. Using an Inner Child/Inner Adult dichotomy seems appropriate, with the Inner Child expressing emotions and having the potential for great joy, with the Inner Adult being the critical, responsible part of the self who can ignore, reject, scold, or abuse the Inner Child just as an adult might to a real child. The authors suggest that...more
An excellent introduction to Inner Child work and Emotional Therapy in general. Personally, I much prefer it over John Bradshaw. My copy is full of ink, highlights and notes in the margins on every page. Really needs to be read a couple of times. Every page is a gem.