To create your own unique and healthy future, it’s crucial to practice self-awareness. What instincts are you nurturing in your relationships? What’s healthy? What’s hurtful? As you start to see yourself more clearly, you might realize that many of those patterns were learned in your family of origin. But, before we start pointing our fingers at Mommy and Daddy, we have to commit to one additional mindset or we will remain trapped in the past.