Love Island’s Alexandra Cane says she abused ‘booze, medicine and intercourse’ in her 20s

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Love Island’s Alexandra Cane says she abused ‘booze, medicine and intercourse’ in her 20s



Alexandra Cane has admitted that she abused ‘booze, medicine and intercourse’ in a prolonged social media submit as she opened up about coming to phrases together with her reality. The 29-year-old former actuality star, who shot to fame on Love Island in 2018, has been on fairly a transformative journey in current months as she began to find out about trauma and therapeutic. In her newest submit, Alex opened up about how she continuously looked for validation in her earlier life and at some factors did not really feel worthy of affection. She resorted to substance abuse with a purpose to numb these emotions and conceal her ‘disgrace’. Reflecting upon her time on Love Island, Alexandra additionally revealed that it fuelled her want for validation, regardless of feeling like she had been dwelling a lie.

Alexandra Cane opened up about abusing alcohol and medicines in her early twenties
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Alexandra shared a throwback snap as she mirrored on coming to phrases together with her reality
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Alongside a throwback image from childhood and a present selfie, she wrote: “Rising up I used to be solely ever praised for my exterior magnificence & achievements, this led me to consider that this was the one means I used to be worthy. I by no means realised how a lot this may have an effect on me in my grownup years, till now… “All through my early twenties, I spent most of these years making an attempt to numb the emotions I didn’t wish to really feel. I abused alcohol, medicine, intercourse, meals, train, all in a bid to cover the disgrace & guilt I used to be feeling that I wasn’t ‘good’ or how society anticipated me to be. She went on: “Occurring a TV present was the cherry on high. It fuelled my want for validation & need for fulfillment, my perfectionism. Though, it calmed the celebration woman down as a result of I used to be too afraid to publicly make a idiot of myself. Somebody even stated to me earlier than occurring the present “no matter you do, don’t embarrass the household”.

Alexandra is coaching to grow to be a healer
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“There I used to be, the woman who seemed like she had her s*** collectively, assured, thriving, profitable, unbiased boss lady, what extra may you need?!” Alexandra then maintained that she wasn’t a star and made errors like the remainder of us. “I really feel like I’ve been dwelling a lie. The entire time I’ve felt insecure, apprehensive, fearful, ashamed, criticised… the entire lowest vibration feelings. I’m not a ‘superstar’ I’m HUMAN identical to you. I make errors on a regular basis, however they’ve been my biggest academics. The previous actuality star additionally defined that she continues to be therapeutic, earlier than reminding followers that they will discover ‘peace’ in the event that they face their very own truths. “I’m nonetheless within the means of therapeutic, as the trail will not be linear. It’s truly extraordinarily messy so please don’t suppose for one second that discovering peace is in any respect glamorous. Its uncooked, it’s tough, it’s wild, it’s savage. I’ve seen the darkness, I’ve seen dying within the eye and fought so laborious to achieve peace of thoughts once more. Once I say dying, I imply dying of the ego that tells you to be EVERYTHING however your true genuine self. That is what we name ‘the shadow’. “I can guarantee you there may be peace on the opposite facet, however you need to be keen to be extraordinarily sincere with your self and stroll away from issues that don’t serve your highest self. Buddies/jobs/behaviours…” she stated.

Alexandra appeared on Love Island in 2018
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Amid her journey of reawaking, Alexandra additionally deleted nearly all of her social media posts. Her newest remarks got here after she got here beneath fireplace for saying that she wouldn’t be having the Covid-19 vaccine, earlier than defending her views on social media. Do you’ve got a narrative to promote? Get in contact with us at [email protected] or name us direct 0207 29 33033.



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