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When I traveled out of state recently to go to my divorce mediation, I had a little secret in my pocket:
This is a picture of me at about years old set in a charm for a necklace. Here’s a bigger shot of the same photo:
I did some inner child work with my old therapist, and way back then she suggested carrying a small photo of myself as a child as part of that work.
I see this little girl as the true me, the me before I started believing that I was less-than, before I started carrying the weight of the world on my shoulders.
The true me is pretty strong, though. She knows how to love others and herself. She knows what she needs. I just have to listen to her.
And not let her ever hear that she is less-than.