Even before birth, you are being shaped and formed into the person you will become. As an infant you will receive the love, nurturing, and care your parents provide, or you won't. You will grow up believing you have abilities, or you won't. You will feel strong, independent, and courageous, or you won't. You will be encouraged to live a life of your choosing, or you won't. This is where the measure for success comes down do: "Some will, Some Won't. Next."
How you define yourself is more important than how others define you. This challenge is often the main focus of therapy. Every time we are deceived, wounded, harmed, and recover there is a tendency to minimize the effects of the pain. This minimizing happens in cases of child abuse, domestic violenc