Why the film ‘Belfast’ Helped Me Heal from Childhood Pain and the Shame of Denial

Sometimes you need to go back to the past to make sense of the future

Justine McGrath

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The Crown Bar in Belfast. Photo by K. Mitch Hodge on Unsplash

About twenty minutes into the film ‘Belfast’ I started crying and I didn’t stop till the end. My husband looked on concerned and bemused. He is used to me crying during movies, but this was strange even for me.

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Justine McGrath

ICF certified Executive Coach. Specialist in EI. Author ‘Conversations with my Father — Jack Kyle,’ and ‘The Elephant Crossing.’ http://proactivecoaching.ie