Hi Karin,

This is an honest, beautiful, and profound piece of writing. Thank you for sharing it.

Surviving is indeed a huge feat, more so for some than others. We often discredit ourselves for this achievement. I admire your insight into this concept.

I, too, know the feeling of growing up without knowing what true love means; Although, I was able to communicate with my parents, what I received from them was constant criticism or negligence. Recovering from this trauma is one of the hardest things that I have ever had to do, and I, on many levels, am still working on it.

I am so glad that you are being there for yourself and sharing your pain via writing. I wish you all the best for your journey of self-improvement.

Thanks,

Debdutta

Taking a voyage into the depths of my mind, Navigating through waves, currents, and icebergs. Sharing some of my journeys with you.

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