Years ago, my child had begun to walk—well, let’s be honest here—run down a path that felt destined to lead to terrible things. She was barely a teen and already experimenting with drinking and substances, showing formidable defiance, beginning to fail out of school, and running a very unpleasant show in two households. Like so many who get pulled into the whirlpool of parenting an out-of-control child, my ex-husband and I were terrified and completely out of our depth.
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In his latest book, The Audacity to Be You: Learning to Love Your Horrible, Rotten Self, Dr. Brad Reedy tackles the essential question of how we can learn to process our past wounds, forgive ourselves for our shortcomings, and ultimately love our Self, exactly as it is…even when it seems “horrible and rotten.”