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Dealing with a Toxic Parent

Dealing with a toxic parent is frustrating and it can interfere with your personal life. 

Setting boundaries with them can feel impossible. You don’t know whether to go low contact or no contact with them. 96 more words

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Once upon time there were two lunatic parents

& another adult

whom will all take turns

in beating an almost 6 or 7 yr. old child… 213 more words


A Realistic View of Depression

Life is about options.

This guy’s video helps in coping with abusive relationships.

Toxic Parents by Dr. Susan Forward

In this book, the author takes us into the minds of emotionally unavailable, over-controlling, dominating, neglectful, alcoholic, manipulative, verbally and physically abusive parents, whose actions stop children from living a happy, free and functional life. 591 more words

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Preparing for Mum's birthday

It’s before 6:30am on a Saturday morning and I don’t quite have time to do a proper introduction to, what will probably be, and amazing collection of stories from shitty parents – in real life and real-time, hopefully! 557 more words


Mother's Day when you had an abusive mother

Practicing self-compassion when you didn’t have a nurturing mother is very important.

To not feel like celebrating your mother on Mother’s day is completely understandable when she was abusive, overly critical, neglectful & selfish. 125 more words

Book review: Hush Little Baby by Shane Dunphy

I just finished reading another Shane Dunphy memoir that so clearly captures the ups and downs and shere diversity of what one would come across in child protection. 1,503 more words

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