Healing the Father Wound
A four-week course for naming the hurt, reclaiming the gifts, and building the skills to help you thrive.
Not having one’s basic emotional needs met by your father during your childhood years can have lasting impacts well into adulthood.
It’s never too late to do the work of healing this wound and returning to a state of wholeness and well-being.
do you struggle to get close to romantic partners due to fear of abandonment?
are you out of touch with your own sense of intuition?
was your relationship with your father deeply disappointing, neglectful or devaluing of you?
do you tend to sacrifice your own needs in the service of always helping others?
Inspired by Rachael’s article on medium.com
“Healing the Wound of the Negligent Father”
Fathers have a huge impact on our lives. Whether we want to admit it or not, our relationships with these men or lack thereof inform how we relate to ourselves and how we relate to others in fundamental ways.
Social anxiety, a tendency to isolate, withdrawal from others and avoidance of direct communication about thoughts and feelings are all symptoms of “daddy issues.”
Not getting the emotional or physical support you needed in childhood can have lasting impacts well into adulthood.
If your needs for protection, safety, trust and love were unmet by your father, it may be time to give that loss the attention it needs so that you can heal and move forward in ways that are in alignment with who you really are.
Read the article here: