Definition of inner child in English:

inner child

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noun

  • A person’s supposed original or true self, especially when regarded as concealed in adulthood: you may still be acting out the pain suffered by your inner child
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    • One way of dealing with the dilemma is recognition that the hurt inner child isn't the only inner child one has available to connect with.
    • It gives your inner child a chance to explore different ways of acting, speaking and feeling, without judgment.
    • It was a very fatherly voice, one that any person could find their inner child crying to for help and comfort.

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