Passive Abuse and Emotionally Dysfunctional Relationship

    One of my mother’s complaints was always that my father was “the hero” in my eyes. She said that I never criticised him and I acted as though he was “perfect”; that he left our family and then he made a new life for himself, but that none of us kids ever found … Continue reading "Passive Abuse and Emotionally Dysfunctional Relationship"

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Re-Parenting, Dissociation and the Desire to Escape

As many of you know, I’ve recovered from dissociative identity disorder and I find it to be a strange feeling to be aware of wanting to dissociate, when for so many years, it was habitual ~ I just did it. Continuing with some of the conversation from the last post, see “Dissociative Identity ~ the … Continue reading "Re-Parenting, Dissociation and the Desire to Escape"

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Anger at Parents~A Pathway on the Journey to Freedom

This post has been inspired by Sarah who left a compelling comment on my last post. I have copied and italicized her comments and answer them point by point. ~Sarah~ “What if you are an adult child of someone who was abused as a child who never sought professional help?  My parent was depressed and … Continue reading "Anger at Parents~A Pathway on the Journey to Freedom"

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