Inner Bonding: Becoming a Loving Adult to Your Inner Child

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Harper Collins, Jun 5, 1992 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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Inner bonding is the process of connecting our adult thoughts with our instinctual, gut feelings -- the feelings of the "inner child" -- so that we can minimize painful conflict within ourselves. Free of inner conflict, we feel peaceful, open to joy, and open to giving and receiving love.

Margaret Paul, coauthor of Healing Your Aloneness, explores how abandonment of the inner child leads to increasingly negative and destructive feelings of low self-worth, codepenclence, addiction, shame, powerlessness, and withdrawal from relationships. Her breakthrough inner bonding process teaches us to heal past wounds through reparenting and clearly demonstrates how we can learn to parent in the present. Real-life examples illustrate the dynamics of the healing process and show the benefits we can expect in every facet of our lives and in all our relationships.

Inner Bonding provides the tools we need to forge and maintain the inner unity that makes our family, sexual, work, and social relationships productive, honest, and joyful.

  

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Contents

Understanding Inner
3
Own Life
36
Who Is Crying in the Night? The Abandoned Inner Child
56
Parenting Reparenting and Staying
75
Loving Your Inner Child with Your
97
Loving Your Inner Child with Your
120
What Are We Responsible For? Loving Your Inner Child with
139
Loving Your Inner Child
157
Loving Your
175
Loving Your Inner
187
Loving Your Inner Child When
201
Epilogue
223
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About the author (1992)

Margaret Paul, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist and the coauthor of Free to Love, Do l Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved By You?, From Conflict to Caring, and If You Really Loved Me.

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