I Am Unworthy: The Betrayed Female Partner

The core wound, “I am unworthy” may be triggered by various circumstances in one’s life however, in the following it will be addressed from the perspective of a sexually betrayed female partner. The crisis of sexual addiction in society today affects many men and women unfortunately. When a betrayed ...

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Core Wounds: How They Attack Your Identity

Core wounds are significant and deep.  Many times, they are wounds that first took root as a small child and throughout life were reinforced throughout a myriad of negative situations and circumstances.  There are many examples of core wounds: I am not enough I am defective I don't measure ...

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Core Wound: I Am Not Safe

When John was a child, his father would come home from a night of drinking, angry and volatile. During those times neither John nor his sisters would know what to expect. He could be verbally and physically abusive to them. John remembers hiding behind the couch one night when he heard his dad’s car ...

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Core Wound: I Don’t Measure Up

            I believe that at the core of every core wound is shame.  Edward Welch provides an apt description of shame: “You are shunned. Faces are turned away from you. They ignore you, as if you didn’t exist. You are naked. Faces are turned toward you. They stare at you, as if you were hideous. ...

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Core Wound – “I Am Weak or Powerless”

How did you feel, just reading the title of this blog post? Has this ever been you? Has this been your story for some time? If you’ve been following along in our core wounds series, you’ll know that we have been exploring the beliefs about ourselves that have developed and prevented us from growing ...

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