Dis.Respect | On Self-Worth

“What I’ve learned from talking to so many victims of traumatic events, abuse or neglect is that after absorbing these painful experiences, the child begins to ache. A deep longing to feel needed, validated, and valued begins to take hold. As these children grow, they lack the ability to set a standard for what they deserve.” (22)

Oprah Winfrey, What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing

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Tiffany Teng

Tiffany Teng

Former East Coast, now West Coast. Lover of books, baking and all things beautiful. Writing & reading about identity, growth, and leadership. Stanford ’07, ‘19.