It was a good friend who totally “lost it” on me. He was angry about something which I had done and he took it to text messages to convey his anger.
I didn’t realize it at that time, but I grew up collecting the residual anger from my family and their recurring arguments. I realize now I was a child in training to become a narcissist.
And then there’s someone you may have forgotten. Your higher self. He (She) has always been there with you, quietly watching you, comforting you.
Do you ever feel like fear of failure follows you wherever you go?
This was revealing as I had always assumed that anger is a default emotion for situations gone awry. It didn’t occur to me that my angry reaction was a reaction specific to me and...
Trauma experienced in childhood has a special ability to wound, especially when it includes emotional, physical or sexual abuse or neglect. The fallout echoes through the years and causes