Children and Depression

Finding Safe Haven from Childhood Fear

Finding safe haven from childhood fear

A psychiatrist friend once summarized a basic tendency he saw in children from their earliest years. He said that a child could grow up either trusting the people and world he lived in or feeling insecure and uncertain about them. A child would either feel safe or unsafe, and a lot depended on this basic emotional orientation. He told me about one of his neighbors, a boy about two and a half years old, who […] Read the rest»