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Bad Childhood, Good Life: How to Blossom and Thrive in Spite of an Unhappy Childhood

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

This book saved me from myself

Dr. Laura, has a wonderful way to smack a hardheaded person, such as myself right upside the head to see exactly how thing are. this book i have recommended to many of my friends because she taught me you create what you know and if you have had a bad childhood, then s...
Dr. Laura, has a wonderful way to smack a hardheaded person, such as myself right upside the head to see exactly how thing are. this book i have recommended to many of my friends because she taught me you create what you know and if you have had a bad childhood, then somehow if you don't recognize that has formed you as a person, then you carry it on and create the same atmosphere in your grown up family and YOU don't have too. You can stop the madness yourself and let it go. i didn't realize the man i hated the most growing up (my dad) i had started to become - hence, i started to really hate myself and brought on depression. After reading this book my eyes were open (but i must say you have to be ready to open your eyes) and i have made enormous changes in my life and my family sees it as well.

posted by melanie555 on November 11, 2009

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Getting past the past !

I was the victim of abuse from the ages of 8 to 13. There is not even one present day friend of mine who knows this. Only my family. I have had counseling, and have read various books to heal some wounds that still need healing. Now in my thirties, things are finally ge...
I was the victim of abuse from the ages of 8 to 13. There is not even one present day friend of mine who knows this. Only my family. I have had counseling, and have read various books to heal some wounds that still need healing. Now in my thirties, things are finally getting better. Bad Childhood - Good Life is a book worth reading, and offered some helpful advice. But... In hopes of helping some others who, for one reason or another need help in getting past the past, I am sharing the best book I've read in two years. I 'gambled' last month and purchased a book from a new author. I must say it has helped me more than any of the others. Passengers Side, by John Michael Forosisky. Chapter 11 is called 'letting go'. Something I needed to do. This book showed me how to do it. So buy both, but I think you'll get more from the latter. I've already emailed the author to thank him. But I thought the least I could do would be to give him a plug here, and hopefully help others like me (who may read this) that need an amazing book like Passenger's Side, to help them.

posted by Anonymous on January 12, 2006

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2013

    Parents please read

    Im a kid wyo does noy always behave i am a 13 year old hirl who need help i jad just got a phone for the first time on my 13 birth day may 3 and i started talking to boys and mu dad was really mad and took my phome away i doent have a mom he then hit me do i really deserve this i need help on how not to be bad or get in trouble I NEED HELP PLZ ANSWER :,(

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