A: Proper parental supervision. Protection, structure and support. A safe and accepting environment. My inner child needs to grow into a psychological adult. How can this happen? First I needed to find the little girl. I tried to find her some years ago but it seemed to weird and I gave up. … Continue reading Q: What does the inner child need?
I learned that the ‘inner child’ is a psychological reality and a very strong one. I’m not convinced but I’m open to the idea. Most mental disorders and destructive behavior patterns are, as Freud first intimated, more or less related to this unconscious part of ourselves, the inner child. We were all once … Continue reading Why connecting with mini-me is not a bad idea.
Do you know what a ‘puer aeternus’ is? It is Latin for ‘eternal boy’ or we could use ‘puella aeterna’ for a girl. And that is what this post is about. In mythology the puer refers to a child-god who is forever young. The phrase 'puer aeternus' was written by the Roman poet … Continue reading The Inner Child and Peter Pan.