#3 Your Family of Origin

SL Conversation #3 Your Family of Origin WP

Our family of origin is the most influential formation because our early childhood experiences created the foundation through which all other experiences were interpreted. We like to think that we are independent thinkers and our own person. The truth is, we are products of our upbringing and experiences.


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The Take Home

Time Out to Ask Why?

When you are reacting strongly or feeling irritated with the other…

Take a Time Out and ask: Why?

  • Why am I reacting this way?
  • Where is this coming from?


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