I Need to Take Care of My Inner Child

She's in so much pain, and I need to nurture her....but how do I do that? 312 People

    I love you little one.

    They we're threatened by your health, your light, your love, and your perfect candor. They couldn't relate so they took it away. But it wasn't your fault. I was there and I saw. You were born a free little girl and someone took away your innocence only after 4 years of...
    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite
    22-25, F
    Mar 3, 2015

    Cry, Little Sweetie, Cry

    Mom died when I was only 12 years old. At the funeral, I was told "Don't cry. Crying won't bring her back." "Keep a stiff upper lip." The people telling me this were significant adults in my life: the pastor, grandparents, siblings, aunts and uncles, adult friends of the family...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2012

    My Inner Child Is A Hero

         This entire story is Andrew Penney's fault.  It may not make much sense to you.  If you don't like it, kick his ***.           My inner child, helped me through some tough times.  He put a invisible...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    21 Responses Nov 7, 2010

    Skinny Minny (minnie)

    Loves to play, she loves how everyone always tells her she's beautiful. She loves how everyone wishes she would eat more, just because she's too picky and too skinny. She's always in the imaginary world. Skinny Minny has plenty of nicknames, given to her by people who are always...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2010

    The other day I bought a dinosaur toy at a

    thrift store... I saw it and my inner child wanted it... so I got it for him. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 10, 2014

    I Neglect My Feelings

    i need to relate to my needs more ofetn and look after myself, i should really listen to the joyous laughter inside my heart but sometimes can only listen to the harsh cynicism in my head, i need to be like a child again
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Apr 1, 2008

    Look After Me?

    I love the thought of being babied, and looked after...being put in a nappy, rocked cuddled, fed, dressed, bathed...I miss it..i think is the reason im really curious about it, and for someone to do that for me would be incredibley amazingly nice..Its something that i want and...
    GirlTeenTodd GirlTeenTodd
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 3, 2011

    She's Still Broken

    The younger version of myself is still inside me and is broken. She feels betrayed that he did that to her. Why would he do that to an 8-year-old girl that just wanted to play dolls and be happy. But no he had to break her trust and hurt her. He took her heart and tore it up and...
    blackveilbride51 blackveilbride51
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2011

    She Needs Me Right Now

    Too many memories filled with pain. Too many years filled with his shame. Too many lies to cover it up. No one heard her cries and that sums it up. I owe it to her to listen to her cry and to help her figure out why.  I am listening inner child; it is time to speak. Let me be...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 12, 2011

    She needs to be taken care of

    and reassured. In many ways the pain I carry with me today is residue from unresolved pain I had as a child. I've written about it many times on EP, but what happened is that my 8-yr-old brother was kidnapped in 1981. I was almost ten. He was taken by a family acquaintance...
    lauren71 lauren71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2014

    If you can get in touch with your inner child

    today, you will be able to easily figure out the answer to a conundrum. You may now be attempting to evaluate a situation from a mature, adult point of view. You have probably worked through all of the rational, practical answers to it in your mind, and you may still feel...
    pyeito pyeito
    31-35, M
    Mar 15, 2015

    Writing A Letter To My Inner Child

    Several years ago,  I saw this letter written in one of my books. Inside the book there was a chapter on Cultivating a Relationship with Your Inner Child. And it gives an example of a letter from an adult to her inner child. I really would like to share with you. Dear...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 4, 2010

    I Should Tell Her..

    when she wants to watch a competition with the kids pageants(thats how is written?) beauty competition -i should sit near her n tell her : oh look at that kid, u know shes beautiful like u .why u look at me like that?u arent same-same but u are both beautiful. But u dont need a...
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Oct 31, 2010

    but I dont know how..

    . inside, deep within me, im just a child scared of the emptiness within me...
    nixf1 nixf1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    Just starting to get to know about my inner

    child as part of my therapy for depression. She needs looking after. I'm finding it strange but nice at the same time. Would welcome any tips from anyone who had lost theirs and how they found theirs again and got in tune with them.
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2014

    My name's Alysa Usagi Gold.

    I've been Emotionally Abused all my life. It's gotten to the point where I seem to appear 'Parasitic' & people just don't know how to take care of an innocent little baby girl trapped inside an 'Adult Boy' Body. Whoever is looking for a baby girl to 'Adopt' via EP & Email, until...
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja
    13-15, T
    Oct 14, 2014
    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl
    13-15, F
    Oct 15, 2014

    My inner child feared

    for her homeless mother and took on the burned of her father when he vented to her. I want to take all of the unfair weight off of her shoulders
    sahmmama sahmmama
    22-25, F
    Apr 23, 2015

    I Love You Sweetie!

    Robbed of much of my childhood as a result of repeated sexual abuse at the hands of family and friends of family, my little girl inside me is very badly hurting. Here is my love letter to her. You are precious to me. I love you so much. It saddens me so much to know you were so...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

    Nurture

    bluntly put, i had a horrendous upbringing. not the best though not the worst...im sure. at times i thought i was going to die. but i never wished i would. the things i had to deal with as a child have shaped me into what i am today i am scared, scarred,plagued by thoughts they...
    ZoraLila ZoraLila
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2011

    When I'm not having fun,

    I'm not happy . Grown-up life sucks . I wish I could just watch tv, play, and dance all day
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    Letter To Me

    Dear little Brigitte, It was never your fault when she tried to kill herself. You are not a bad person. God made you and you are unique and special, beautiful and intelligent. All those bad words she screamed at you over and over again were meant for her, not you. You are loyal...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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