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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A very good, practical follow-up to Healing the Shame that Binds.

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.

Jan 01, Diana rated it really liked it. Excepting that, all the rest is really worthy to be read, even if it will be really tough at some parts. Granted, the subject matter should probably warrant that.

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw

Using a wealth of practical techniques, informative case histories and unique questionnaires, John Bradshaw demonstrates how your wounded inner child may be causing you pain.

Want to Read saving…. Despite its popularity, I didn’t like this book. However, a few tears did spring to my eyes while I was reading, so I have to admit it had the desired effect of helping me understand championung how deep childhood wounds run.

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While I am dreading finishing this book, I can’t wait reclaiminy see how this important book ends. I stopped reading it as it seems to me the gomecoming liked talking about himself more and liked to show how educated he is. When I tried to trace the events that led up to my leaving, I couldn”t figure out anything. Refresh and try again. There’s a quiz at the end of the hoomecoming chapter that tells you if the book is right for you or not.


May 08, Lisa rated it cham;ioning was amazing Recommends it for: Jolisha is asked by her jock husband if she wants to go out for the evening. I had mixed reactions to this book. What I came to understand was that these vacation behaviors were spontaneous age regressions. I wanted to punish him for ruining our Christmas. I have a legal background so maybe this is just too vague for my taste. I have yet to put some of his suggestions into action, but I plan on trying.

Jun 06, Kris Irvin rated it liked it. While I sat alone and ashamed in that crummy championig room, I began to have vivid memories of my childhood. I was 40 years old and I had raged and screamed until everyone–my wife, my stepchildren, and my son–was terrified. Jan 18, Aurora rated it it was amazing. She has no inner sense of self.

Through a step-by-step process of exploring the unfinished business of each developmental stage, we can break away from destructive family rules and champoning and free ourselves to live responsibly in the present. It that really the definition of “perfection”?

But once I got to the exercises, I lost interest. Paperbackpages. Jun 25, Shanna rated it it was ok.

They spend enormous amounts of energy juggling creditors and fashioning an image of upper-class wealth. I bought this book at the suggestion of a therapist I have been seeing. I remembered one Christmas Eve when I was about 11 years old, lying in my darkened room with the covers pulled up over my head and refusing to speak to my father.

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child

There is more than reclaiminh author in the GoodReads database with this name. Do you crave intimacy but sometimes wonder if it’s worth the struggle? There I was, sitting all alone in a motel in the middle of our vacation on Padre Island.

Do you aspire to be a loving parent but all too often “lose it” in hurtful ways? There are lots of great points here that rang true, but also a lot of dubious content that went along with it, and I quickly figured out that the best way to read it is to skim through, get the general idea and not fuss too much over the details. Author John Bradshaw offers a variety of methods in order to achieve this task She says it doesn”t matter. To view it, click here. Attempt some of the exercises Bradshaw outlines and see how they work for you.


Or are you plagued by constant vague feelings of anxiety or depression? Now, as an adult, when I was finished with an emotional or physical withdrawal bout, I felt like the lonesome and shame-based little boy that I had been.

Nov 30, Gerry rated it really liked it Shelves: What a loving, engaging man who has brought healing and growth to so many through his books and lectures. This book wasn’t helpful for me but I have a friend is growing a lot from her work with this book. Oct 08, Tilda rated it did not like it.

Each letter stands for a significant way in which the inner child sabotages adult life. Pervilia listens to her boyfriend talk about his distress at work. It was like waking up from a bad dream. On the other hand, this is essentially a self-help book and because of this people looking for something more psychologically in-depth may be disappointed.

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.

Biscayne has no sense of where he ends and his wife begins. Bigello is another example of a person who has no sense of self.

But this was the third year I had blown up on our vacation.