Ep 245 – How to Stop the Self-Sabotage and Get Over Your Fear of Abandonment

Sometimes people refer to self-sabotage as things like shooting themselves in the foot, not showing up for themselves, or not following through for themselves. This is incredibly common for those of us in recovery. ACA has taught me that another way to refer to self-sabotage is to call it self-abandonment. And this makes sense because as adult children, we were brought up on abandonment so of course we would only learn to abandon ourselves. This week’s episode 245 of the Fragmented to Whole Podcast is about how to stop the self-sabotage and get over your fear of abandonment.

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Some of the talking points I go over in this episode include:

  • Why it is so common for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families to self-sabotage or self-abandon themselves. 
  • Some of the ways we might abandon ourselves. 
  • 2 important reasons it is helpful to connect this abandonment behavior to our status as adult children. 

When you start calling self-sabotage, self-abandonment there is s solution to that. And that solution is becoming your own inner-loving parent.

Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips on living a more whole life and to hear even more about the points outlined above.

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