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The Narcassistic Mother returns

As most readers might remember, the brain-swirling rumination over family dynamics reached saturation point last week. Maybe I needed to get that exhaustive state before I could find enough motivation to end it. 523 more words

Family Dysfunction

REVIEW: EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES, BY LISA SCOTTOLINE

Dr. Eric Parrish, Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer Hospital in Philadelphia, is enjoying the fruits of his labor at work. His hospital has even earned an award for its performance, which many credit him for. 277 more words

Book Review

My struggle to forgive and forget.

There is a ticker tape in my head that has been continually streaming the words Forgive and Forget.  I just can not seem to get these words out of my brain.   1,249 more words

Grace

Happy Mixed Feeling Mother's Day

Ahh Mothers … what a mixed review they receive. Yesterday was Mothers Day, and Hallmark has instructed us it’s time to honor our Mothers. Some of us have followed the established program of flowers and cards, sending our I Love You’s, and some of us are torn apart inside by the toxic experience of abuse we received from them. 466 more words

Emotional Healing

Marriage on the chessboard

As months turned into years, and the years flipped over each other like the turning of calendar pages, my marriage changed. It never got better but it did change. 561 more words

Divorce

giles corey had "first world" problems?

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Write about how I feel

How do I feel about mom

I am angry at her

I feel neglected by her

Hurt by her… 1,140 more words

The Narcassistic Mother dilema

I spent most of yesterday’s therapy session talking about the difficult relationship I share with my mother and the decision I need to make about our future relationship. 479 more words

Therapy