I Am a Wounded Healer

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    Wounded Healer

    I believe that I am a wounded healer. I have made a lot of messes in my life but I have been able to turn those messes into messages and I walk alongside others and help them to heal. I don't think its so much the wisdom that I've gleaned from the experience that helps others, I...
    hoperose hoperose
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    I'm trying not to believe in paranormal/psychic.

    .. however I have this gift naturally... I did not have to look it up or practice... the two times I've tried healing the people were dying... I feel selfish because its terrifying at times and it stops me from using the actually...ability... side of it (although people always...
    trinidae trinidae
    22-25, M
    Mar 17, 2015

    Why and How I Identify As a Wounded Healer

    I've always been drawn to and fascinated by the wounded healer archetype. I've read a bit about the myth and have done quite a bit of reflection on my own life and I've thought about both the challenges and the joys and gifts of being a wounded  healer. First off, I just...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2009

    No One Else

    No one else should have to hurt like I hurt. I know the pain of having a wound that no one else can support you in. I love helping people with their wounds because I know how badly it hurts to have no one. I know what pain is. I don't want other people to hurt.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 24, 2013

    Owning It

    I find it terribly difficult to identify myself as a Healer.  I always feel I'm somehow showing myself to be less humble, more self-involved, too internalised...  But I can not deny the effects I've seen in the lives of the people I've helped.  So it falls to my own healing...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2012
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