is an important aspect of recovery. Typically disconnected from
themselves, both victims and abusers in crisis become flooded with chaotic
thoughts and feelings they cannot make sense of. Validation helps
the individual begin to correctly interpret and trust what is inside - and
find a direction - whether or not they like what is being said.
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