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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The Body Disconnect: A Journey to Self-Love. By Kim Vazquez

A few weeks ago I wrote a post called Foundation of Eating Disorders and Body Issues and I mentioned using a technique mentioned to me by life coach and Author Kim Vazquez. I am excited to have Kim as a guest blogger today! Please help me welcome Kim and feel free to leave your comments … Continue reading "The Body Disconnect: A Journey to Self-Love. By Kim Vazquez"

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Foundation of a Dysfunctional Mother Daughter Relationship

Today I’m highlighting a snapshot of where the dysfunctional mother daughter relationship began between my mother and I. The emotional abuse and dysfunction began before this event, but this was the point of no return. Just a couple of months shy of my 13th birthday, my parents separated. That in and of itself isn’t the worst … Continue reading "Foundation of a Dysfunctional Mother Daughter Relationship"

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Controlling Parents and the Questions Abusers Ask

The post “Psychological, Physical and Sexual Abuse Why Questions” generated a lot of interest, so I decided to do a follow up post asking the questions that controlling and abusive people ask us.  The response on the Emerging from Broken facebook page was huge. These types of statements that controllers and abusers use are designed … Continue reading "Controlling Parents and the Questions Abusers Ask"

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Unintentional but Destructive: Belief System Inheritance

Part Two At the heart of the devaluing belief system (click here to read Part One) is the lie that as human beings, we are not valuable in and of ourselves. We exist to be used by others. Our own desires aren’t important. Other people’s desires trump our own. Our feelings and thoughts can’t be … Continue reading "Unintentional but Destructive: Belief System Inheritance"

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