The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting

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The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting

The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting

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The clench of a fist, the pit in your stomach, the fluid in your veins; the body is a sensor, messenger, keeper of stories, a fortress of the soul, an instrument of knowing, a rocket ship to other worlds. In all these novels and stories the questions are never heard—they are answered with strange distortions, and the central figures are totally isolated, totally incapable of getting someone to listen. In each and every case I examined, I was able to establish that when people found the kind of therapeutic care and companionship that enabled them to discover their own story and give free expression to their indignation at their parents’ behavior, they were able to liberate themselves from the maltreated child’s destructive attachment. Their illness, disease, lack of function has meant that they have had to miss out on their life in some way or meant they could not participate in life in the way that they wanted to. We may ignore or deride the messages of the body, but its rebellion demands to be needed because its language is the authentic expression of our true selves and of the strength of our vitality.

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But not once did he allow himself to direct his endless, justified rage at the true culprit, the woman who had kept him locked up in her prison for as long as she could. Let me save you 200 long-winded pages and summarise the book's idea in a single sentence: bad parenting can lead to mental or physiological problems in adulthood and the only way to get well is to admit your true feelings towards your parents and stop loving them unconditionally. When the child removes that mask, they frequently say, as we saw earlier with Andreas, “All I want is for you to be the way you were before. I think that Woolf’s suicide could have been prevented if she had had an enlightened witness with whom she could have shared her feelings about the horrors inflicted on her at such an early age.

For me [ ‘The Body Never Lies’] feels more entrenched in the intensity, the emotions, and the energy. Of course, we cannot deny the fact that many people live for a long time even though they idealize the parents who were once cruel to them.

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Skincare has to be one of the biggest industries, turning over multi millions, billions, trillions of dollars per year. All their lives, they will force themselves to offer their parents something that they neither possess nor have any knowledge of, quite simply because they have never been given it: genuine, unconditional love that does not merely serve to gratify the needs of the recipient. You see, almost 20 years ago, Donal Carr interviewed me to be accepted as a Personal Trainer and he was in fact the reason that I became a CHEK practitioner. And for young carers of parent's emotional states, coming to terms with the endowed position within the family, 'My mother needed me for the abreaction of her own injuries so that she could avoid having to actually feel them.Hanging, rope climbing, handstands, beautiful clean and snatches and with this beautiful athletic body, but one day she got injured and she had to start all the way from the bottom. Unfortunately, the same thing happens in most therapies, as most people are still dominated by traditional morality. While examining everything from parental spanking to sexual abuse and emotional blackmail, Miller exposes the societal pressures that converge to harm children.

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