• I've left my damaging childhood behind me, but why do I feel guilty? | Dear Mariella

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    You must delve into your own past, Mariella Frostrup tells a social worker who has no contact with her own family The dilemma I'm 28 and was born and raised in a northern mining town. I went to university quite late in life, trained to be a social worker and now work in child protection, which I love. When I went to university, I left that old life completely and had a few great years. I now don't have anything to do with my family. My current job makes me realise the effect my childhood experiences have had on me, and the impact of some really awful things that were going on in my family...
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