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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She says it doesn”t matter. This book wasn’t helpful for me but I have a friend is growing a lot from her work with this book. The book is careful to mention that if you have chxmpioning feelings that are to unpleasant that you seek assistance in a group or with a professional counsellor.

On An interesting and thought provoking read. He defines this to be your young self that resides inside of you regardless of your age. There I was, sitting all alone in a motel in the middle of our vacation on Padre Island. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The one criticism I have of this book is that it feels unsure of what it is trying to be. What’s the difference between “wholeness” and “unique wholeness” precisely?

It was as if I”d gone into an altered state of consciousness.

The only think that woke up some rejection to me, was the mentions to God of the author. While I sat alone champoning ashamed in that crummy motel room, I began to have vivid memories of my childhood. Through a step-by-step process of exploring the unfinished business of each developmental stage, we can break away from destructive family rules and roles and free ourselves to live responsibly in the present.


If someone walked up to me and as Despite its popularity, I didn’t like this book. But it does give Bradshaw an easy way to explain what’s wrong with you.

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw

In all the above examples we find people who are dependent on something outside of themselves in order to have an identity. This is co-dependence, and it is a symptom of a wounded inner child. He led the fight to clean up pornography in his city. The messenger and the vehicles are merely that; just means of delivery.

I have a legal background so maybe this is just too vague for my taste. There’s a quiz at the end of the first chapter that tells you if the book is champipning for you or not. He has touched and changed millions of lives through his books, television series, and his lectures and workshops around the country. I ended up being filtered out.

I do appreciate that the book has it’s own filtering mechanism in the first chapter to tell you to read the rest or not. Bigello is another example of a person who has no sense of self. He believes his manhood depends on his mistress”s weight. It that really the definition of “perfection”? On the one hand, the basic concept how childhood wounds escalate into adult problems is incredibly important. At the end homecominv this chapter you”ll find a questionnaire to help you ascertain how badly your own inner child was wounded.

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It was never intended to be chronic. They spend enormous amounts of energy juggling creditors and fashioning an image of upper-class wealth. There are places in the heart which do not yet exist; ane must be in order that they be. If any of this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing the hidden but damaging effects of a painful childhood–carrying qnd you a “wounded inner child” that is crying out for attention and healing.


I stopped reading it as it seems to me the author liked talking about himself more and liked to show how educated he is. Jul 29, Katja rated it it was ok. Do you aspire to be a loving parent but all too often “lose it” in hurtful ways?

Are you outwardly successful but inwardly do you feel anf a big kid? I ended up being f I was a little distraught reading the first chapter of this book. Most of the time I guarded it vigilantly. This book is very near and dear to me as it was the 1st book I read at 18 after giving birth and beginning my journey of healing and self-discovery.

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child

It has been healing and illuminating for me, to make sense of my emotions and experiences. After years of active repression, his sex drive has taken over. Combines Erikson’s stages of development with Jung’s views of revlaiming mind.