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Guyana: Moving past childhood trauma makes for better adulthood – By Oluatoyin Alleyne

“I agree that when you grow older that you have to somehow get past your childhood hardships and just live because if you hold on to your childhood trauma then you might never be able to live in the true sense.

“That being said, however, I know it is very difficult for some people because your childhood may have been a total horror story. I would not say mine was but I did not have good relationships with either of my parents who were separated and to this day I shudder when I think of some of my experiences.”

These were the words of a woman who is now in her late forties and still battling with demons from her childhood. I have known her for many years and we recently had this conversation discussing how one’s childhood can impact one’s adult-hood.        Continue reading

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