To continue my exploration of the inner child, I would like to talk more about how important it is to be aware of and in dialogue with this deep part of ourselves.  Why?  It is a wonderful way to self-validate.   Validating the child - listening, showing compassion, being with whatever he/she is experiencing - feels so good.  Our inner confidence increases. When we are truly able to validate ourselves, we are able to live from our center, our core.  We love and accept ourselves.  Therefore, we trust ourselves deeply.  It is only then that we are able to be truly intimate with others because we know that we cannot lose ourselves in relationship.  We're able to be with another without defensiveness.


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