Our past does inform our future, but we are not bound by our past.
Your past is not your future. Our life experience creates the context for us to face the future.
This article is a good reminder of God's power to heal and create a firm foundation for your preferred future.
My favorite quote is, "If we take shortcuts, then we just create religious people who want to know what else they have to do to please God."
Read it here: https://churchleaders.com/pastors/pastor-articles/311192-need-walk-brokenness-appreciate-grace-seth-barnes.html