Show me someone not terrified of becoming their parents.
The only way most people learn to cope with their childhoods is to vilify their parents, in a childlike ‘I-wasn’t-given-what-I-am-owed’ kind of way.
Reparenting yourself often becomes a race against time to break the cycle, process your pain and heal your family – before you start passing the trauma on.
But is that even possible? We must be able to confess to all our sins to the ones we have wronged, and this gets increasingly more difficult the longer we wait. What do you think?