Parenting Advice: How Do I Keep My Kids From Inheriting My Pain?

Are you afraid of passing your emotional suffering onto your children? Dr. Margaret Paul can help.

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Did you have a difficult childhood? Do you worry that this will affect your parenting style? Are you afraid your children will suffer emotionally as you did? If so, help is on the way.

In this video, author, relationship coach and YourTango Expert Dr. Margaret Paul explains how you can help history from repeating itself. "There [are] two aspects to loving parenting," says Dr. Paul. "One is being there for your child ... the other aspect of parenting is being there for yourself." Let Dr. Paul teach you how to love and respect yourself and in turn, your children.


Want to learn more? Check out the video above.