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The Virago

The Myth of Dependency

When sacrifice in the name of love is detrimental

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

When a child is given time, attention, direction, physical nurturing, and all other needs are attended she feels loved and held in warm personal regard. Ever-present adoration and attention are essential to knowing she is worthy and has intrinsic value. On the other hand, when a family system is noxious and devoid of adequate nurturance, a…

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Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Therapist, Coach & Author. Complex Trauma & Addiction. Dual citizen 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 traveler, lover of art and nature. I appreciate the absurd. Sheritherapist.com