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Conversations With Your Inner Child

(Introspective/Adult Language) - During my deepest moments of PDST and anxiety and depression, I would have my “demons” talking and taunting me. I would almost always have the same reply I would say out loud no matter who was around or where I was. That included my toddler children.

I would say very loudly “shut the fuck up “ or “get the hell out of here”. My children thought this was directed at them, having only heard my side of the conversation with the “demons”. I can only speculate on what people out in public thought.

I’ve come to learn that I was hearing and talking to my conscious, also called my inner child.

Let’s put this in perspective now. People stop growing emotionally at the age the abuse starts. My inner child had