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Here’s a quick experiment about your past that will tell you a vast amount about your future.
Check all that apply:
- Did you experience recurrent emotional abuse as a kid?
- Did you experience physical neglect?
- Emotional neglect?
- Did anyone in your childhood home have substance abuse issues?
- Did anyone struggle with mental illness?
- Did anyone participate in criminal behavior and/or go to jail?
- Was your mother ever treated violently?
- Did you experience divorce or parental separation?
Editor Note: Being adopted is high stress, too. We have posted about ACE on this blog - use the search bar.