The Healing Power of Righteous Anger by Pam Witzemann

I saw all anger as being wrong and I denied my own angry feelings. I, like many people, was taught that all anger was inappropriate and I hid my angry emotional responses by stuffing my anger and being mad at myself for being angry. By the age of 12, I was very depressed and I believe, my stuffed and misdirected anger (which was rage, a mindless and destructive anger) was the underlying cause of my childhood depression.

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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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