The Virago
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The Virago

Lessons in Nurturing Friendship

It requires real effort on both sides

Born into a family steeped in mental illness and generational trauma had a huge impact on my peer relationships. Given these conditions, I was barely equipped to make it through the day much less manage the machinations of nuanced interaction.

Indeed, the traumas I incurred from systemic familial abuse and neglect ignited…



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Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Therapist, Coach & Author. Complex Trauma & Addiction. Dual citizen 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 World traveler, love art and nature. I appreciate the absurd.