abusive childhood

Inspiring Quotes for Overcoming Bad Childhoods

We’re continuing our ongoing outreach for our film Boys and Men Healing from childhood sexual abuse, and for The Healing Years, a documentary about women survivors healing from childhood abuse.  We hope these quotes will boost hope today as you move forward in your healing.

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity”. – Lou Holtz

Go, ahead, defend that child as one should, but do not give it the power of choice for your adult life.” – Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life,  James Hollis

It is never to late to have a happy childhood”. -Tom Robbins

Things usually work out in the end.”
“What if they don’t?”
“That just means you haven’t come to the end yet.”
Jeannette WallsThe Glass Castle

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.” -Hubert H. Humphrey

Part of the healing process is sharing with other people who care.” –Jerry Cantrell.

Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” – Tori Amos

“If there’s no breaking then there’s no healing, and if there’s no healing then there’s no learning.” – One Tree Hill

Something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.” – Harry Crews

Do you have any inspiring quotes to add?

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