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Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard

 Ever since Jennie Allen sat on her father’s lap at twelve years old, discussing boys, she has felt inadequacy in all areas of her life. From adopting a child from Rwanda to struggling with an eating disorder, Allen recognized her craving for approval and her seemingly shortfall of perfection had been ripping apart her life. And, she’s not alone.

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