Reblog Author DGKaye-3 Simple Words

Building #SelfWorth – #Broken #Children

I read this amazing post and had to reblog it.

I was very fortunate to grow up in a home where the words I love you, occurred as frequently as breath.  Although my parents were divorced, my mom was always aware of how fragile a young girls sense of self-worth is and how powerful words can be.

Unfortunately, the same is not true for all children of divorce.

My dear friend and author D.G. Kaye has used her firsthand experience as the daughter of a narcissist, to write her powerful and raw memoirs.  She also helps others heal via her Blog, which includes this heartfelt post on the impact that not hearing those 3 simple words can have on a child’s self-esteem.

Reblog from D.G. Kaye’s Original Post


Graphic & Quote Courtesy of D.G.Kaye

“Growing up in a childhood where the words, I love you are seldom heard affects our self-esteem and instills an aversion in children to be able to say these unfamiliar words to others. This pattern usually sets the tone for a feeling of discomfort as they grow older when it comes to having the ability to say those words to someone else.

When children are unfamiliar with hearing these words, it becomes unnatural for them to speak them out loud to others. Many may begin to feel that announcing their feelings isn’t acceptable, because if it was, why weren’t they more familiar with this endearment?

Just as a bandage is made to cover up a wound in order for it to heal…” Continue Reading

If you would like to leave a comment about D.G. Kaye’s powerful post, please do so on the original post page by following the link below.  Her dedication to writing words that heal deserves to be recognized and you can do that by sharing your thoughts on her page.

Reblog Source: 3 Simple Words — Building #Selfworth — #Broken #Children

About The Author

Heather Debreceni

In 2004, after getting a job in Law Enforcement, Heather left her husband and started the divorce process. Like many mothers in her situation, she naively thought that getting divorced would be the end of the chaos that her failing marriage had created in her and her children’s lives. She now uses her divorce experience to create strategic divorce coaching programs which help mothers turn the chaos of divorce into confident, calm and respect filled lives. Heather is the Founder and Host of the Empowered Divorce Summit which empowers individuals as they navigate through the divorce process. Now a podcast, it provides listeners with access to insightful interviews with experts on divorce, relationships and parenting. She is also an Ordained Non-Denomination Christian Reverend as well as a student of the Buddhist & First Nationals faith and spirituality. Heather supports her clients as they walk through the spiritual rebirth that occurs for many women after divorce. Heather also tours around the country with her family giving talks about Divorce, Ethics, Parenting, Personal Responsibility, Spirituality and Women's Empowerment as well as teaching about Leadership, Business and Entrepreneurship.

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