A New Freedom

Since childhood, I’ve had a recurring, upsetting dream where I found myself standing before my father in fear of punishment. Feeling guilty for engaging in inappropriate behavior with other kids my age, I would just freeze and stare at my dad, unable to look into his eyes, while trying not to show fear or to cry. These feelings and thoughts which held me captive for decades, would resurface in my dreams, seemingly at the most inopportune times, such as during an impending deadline on an assignment at school or work. In 2018, as I worked the SA Steps, I found myself with a sense of hope that my Higher Power could give me a breakthrough with my unresolved “Father issues.”

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Hal C., Virginia, USA

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