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Will abuse happening now "cancel out" memories of an otherwise happy childhood?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Mental health / behavioral issues have more to do with how you process difficult / wrong life experiences than the experiences themselves.
First and foremost, if you are in an abusive domestic situation, form a plan to get out safely. You don't have to tolerate this. If it's a work situation, you have rights under the law. Counsel from a therapist or other wise person can make all the difference.

In brief: Why do you ask?

Mental health / behavioral issues have more to do with how you process difficult / wrong life experiences than the experiences themselves.
First and foremost, if you are in an abusive domestic situation, form a plan to get out safely. You don't have to tolerate this. If it's a work situation, you have rights under the law. Counsel from a therapist or other wise person can make all the difference.
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