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Healing from Hurt Scotty OBrien

Healing from Hurt

Scotty OBrien

Published January 3rd 2014
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Kindle Edition
243 pages
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Raised by parents that met in a ward of a psychiatric hospital, Scotty OBrien recounts the story of his dysfunctional childhood, detailing the years of physical, emotional and verbal abuse at the hands of his mentally ill mother and a father thatMoreRaised by parents that met in a ward of a psychiatric hospital, Scotty OBrien recounts the story of his dysfunctional childhood, detailing the years of physical, emotional and verbal abuse at the hands of his mentally ill mother and a father that served as an enabler of the abuse at home. A troubled, bipolar child himself, Scotty found little safety in the arms of his violent, mentally ill mother and eventually attempted to end his own life as a teenager.A series of broken relationships later, Scotty realized that their pattern of abuse had extended far beyond his childhood. With the help of his family, friends and a dedicated psychologist, Scotty realized that he would have to stop the cycle in order to succeed.Scotty takes the reader along as he recounts his journey toward healing with tenacity, insight, determination to succeed, and humor.