Was my Mother a Cougar? More on Toxic Mother Relationship Problems

I have written about how my mother accused me of flirting with her boyfriend’s when I was only a young teenage girl. I have expressed the pain of being accused of causing one of her boyfriends to come into my bedroom in the night and how it was communicated to me by my mother that … Continue reading "Was my Mother a Cougar? More on Toxic Mother Relationship Problems"

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Judgementalism: A Cloud of Disapproval and Condemnation by Pam Witzemann

I am excited to welcome my friend and fellow truth seeker, Pam Witzemann back to Emerging from Broken.  Pam busts through the fog with this two part article about living under constant judgment and disapproval. Pam is a regular participant in almost all the discussions here in EFB and has her own blog; “Boomer Back-beat … Continue reading "Judgementalism: A Cloud of Disapproval and Condemnation by Pam Witzemann"

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My Mother Finally wanted to BE My Mother

Remembering dysfunctional moments and situations like this one has helped me to see the dysfunctional mother daughter relationship that I had with my mother through clear eyes and through the grid of truth. These truth based recollections have helped me to realize that I was not the one that was wrong, that it was not ME that had unreasonable expectations. Even sick and with a new born baby, I still did not qualify. She still came first. She still got to decide the way things would be.

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More on Mother Daughter Dysfunctional Relationship

Mommy Please….   “If your progress in recovery is thwarted each time you see your family, if you revert to being a subservient or a fearful child, then you may need to stop seeing them for a while. Most importantly, you may need time to develop your own separate “self”, since it may be impossible … Continue reading "More on Mother Daughter Dysfunctional Relationship"

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