Homecoming has ratings and 59 reviews. work and individual meditations and affirmations yet “Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner. Are you outwardly successful but inwardly do you feel like a big kid? Do you aspire to be a loving parent but all too often “lose it” in hurtful ways? Do you crave . Buy a cheap copy of Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing book by John Bradshaw. Are you outwardly successful but inwardly do you feel like a big kid.

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I had mixed reactions to this book. Or are you plagued by constant vague feelings of anxiety or depression?

I think he makes a few valid points, but they are hidden among far too much vagueness, unsubstantiated arguments, and things which simply don’t make any sense. It has been healing and illuminating for me, to make sense of my emotions and experiences.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. I had been looking for help in how to get unstuck in my life. The homecomjng of the Inner Child is important and beautiful, yet the book just doesn’t fit into our adn, anymore. On the other hand, anv is essentially a self-help book and because of this people looking for something more psychologically in-depth may be disappointed.

But that is exactly what I”m suggesting. Paperbackpages.

A must read if reclaimjng are a parent, a child, parent to be, or I am still reading this book, but needed to make a comment on how timeless this advice really is, especially during this technologically driven time. He created and hosted four nationally broadcast PBS television series based on his best-selling books.

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw

If someone picks this book up, reads the first chapter, and it resonates with them, I imagine it would be a very good book as I’ve read others by him and like his writing style. He spoke to a crowd of just over a thousand people and at times when he was sharing stories of his personal shame scenerios you could literally hear a pin drop. It was as if I”d gone into an altered state of consciousness.


I was also struggling with finding the right answers within myself on a variety of topics. Howeve I had mixed reactions to this book. If any of this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing the hidden but damaging effects of a painful childhood–carrying within you a “wounded inner child” that is crying out for attention and healing. Biscayne has no sense of where he ends and his wife begins.

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child

I have yet to put some of his suggestions into action, but I plan on trying. Having lost heart, they believe they must manipulate in order to get their needs met. They spend enormous amounts of energy juggling creditors and fashioning an image of upper-class wealth. I do like the explanation but it’s to Freudian for me without proper research to back it up.

They also need help in separating their thoughts from their feelings. Interesting self-help book that guides the reader into getting in touch and embracing one’s inner child.

There I was, sitting all alone in a motel in the middle of our vacation on Padre Island. Then I got in my car and left them. I bought this book at the suggestion of a therapist I have been seeing. Bradshaw shed light as to connecting with your “inner child”. Actually, I’m not sure I believe in the whole concept of an inner child, I thought it was kind of hokey. When I tried to trace the events that led up to my leaving, I couldn”t figure out anything.

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He created and hosted four nationally broadcast PBS television series based on his bes Librarian Note: Because if those are just his opinions, he shouldn’t state it as fact. To be co-dependent is to be out of touch with one”s feelings, needs, and desires. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Actually, I’m not sure I believe in the whole concept of an inner child, I thought it was kind of hoke This book has some very fascinating information, if you can suspend your cynicism long enough to get into it.

May 10, Jenneffer rated it really liked it. Then, says Bradshaw, the healed inner child becomes a source of vitality, enabling us to find new joy and energy in living. He goes into steps to reconnect with your real self, brings to light concepts such as “Iamness” – your belief that you belong on this world, and you deserve to be loved and accepted regardless of your caregivers.

But once I got to the exercises, I lost interest.

When Maxmillian”s girlfriend ends reclaaiming six-month relationship, he feels suicidal. I stopped reading it as it seems to me reclaiing author liked talking about himself more and liked to show how educated he is.

I like mnemonic formulas, so I”ll describe some of the ways the wounded inner child contaminates our lives using the word contaminate. This guy knows how to shed light on those dark painful areas that we hold inside. Jun 06, Kris Irvin rated it liked it.

Ophelia believes that her self-esteem depends on maintaining the proper image.