Our expert says:
It's surely really tough to get through such a touch and dificult childhood, without some wounds and scars. And she has perhaps left you with a set of assumptions and cautions and habits by which you try to protect yourself from further hurt, which can themselves actually hurt you, and may protect you from some of the love and caring you want and deserve.
Counselling / therapy, especially of the CBT ( Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy ) format, can grteeatly help to heal these problems. And you might also find working in a mutual support group ( explore the Anxiety/Depression Support Groups ( number on this page ) could help, too.
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