[Homestead] was british- now Bev's realization
lynnw1366 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 4 11:46:44 EST 2009
> Lynn, was your childhood 'normal'? I have a theory that people who grew
> up in households where there was minimal dysfunction generally have
> fewer fears about things, whereas people like me who grew up in abusive
> households never quite process it all well, end up having scary dreams,
> and then of course that affects their waking life and adulthood.
My childhood was relatively normal. My father was a screamer, and was
disappointed that he got two girls instead of sons, but wasn't physically
abusive. I didn't feel particularly wanted, and could never be 'good enough'
for my father (there's a load of baggage), but I always had plenty and felt
Was it Einstein who said that the most important decision you'll ever make
is whether you live in a friendly or a hostile universe? I believe that the
universe is neither friendly nor hostile; it is our attitude that makes it
one or the other. My universe is decidedly friendly...it's a much nicer
place to live.
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