The Impact Adversity in Your Childhood Home Has on Your Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness

By Brian F. Martin, Author of INVINCIBLE

Our founding fathers believed everyone was “endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights; among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” This principle also applies to anyone who grew up facing adversity in their childhood home.

But, while we may have been “endowed” with these rights at birth, the home we grow up in can have a significant impact on whether we fully take advantage of those rights given or not.

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Written by brianfmartin

Founder and CEO, The Childhood Domestic Violence Association Brian is a marketing entrepreneur and one of the 40 million adults in the US alive today who grew up living with domestic violence in their childhood home. He is also the author of the New York Times Bestseller, INVINCIBLE, executive producer of the award-winning documentary, The Children Next Door, and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated children’s program, Family Secrets: When Violence Hits Home.

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