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Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem

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As a marriage and family therapist I wanted to write a self-help memoir that would cover several themes that clients came to me requesting help.

One common theme is the challenge to discover who they can be when they are free from the roles they learned in their family of origin and overcoming the pressures to please others.

I chose to leave my responsibilities behind and travel with a group of mental health professionals to England and Ireland to explore sacred and historical sites to discover how what we believe influences how we behave.

I discovered new strengths in my Self and returned to write Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail. I use the Holy Grail as the essence of the authentic Self. Readers face my challenges with me and
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I wanted to run away from home and discover who I could be when I was free to be my authentic self. Leaving my roles and responsibilities behind I went on a quest to England and Ireland. Come along!


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Learning To Love Your Self (Health, Mind & Body)
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Description: Questing Marilyn is a memoir of a physical and psychological journey through England and Ireland by a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist. Come along as Marilyn visits Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Tintagel, Bath, Kilkenny, Dublin and more.
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