Walking Out On Dysfunction by Christina Enevoldsen

I am excited to have my good friend and guest blogger Christina Enevoldsen from “Overcoming Sexual Abuse” writing once again for Emerging from Broken today while I am enjoying a vacation in Mexico.  As always please feel free to add your comments, share your experiences and post your feedback in the comments section following Christina’s … Continue reading "Walking Out On Dysfunction by Christina Enevoldsen"

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My Mothers Narcissistic Reaction to my Book Idea

Several years ago, I excitedly told my Mother over the phone that I was going to write a book about my process of recovery from chronic depression and dissociative identity disorder.  She reacted with strange sort of hesitation.  She didn’t ask any questions; she didn’t actually acknowledge this information at all.  I was used to … Continue reading "My Mothers Narcissistic Reaction to my Book Idea"

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Mom and Grandma had a Dysfunctional Mother Daughter Relationship

From Surviving to Thriving Through  the comments discussion on my recent post “My Value and Learning to Love MY Self” here on Emerging from Broken, Lynda recently asked me the following question and since it is such a popular question I thought I would answer it in a post all its own.  Lynda says: Darlene, … Continue reading "Mom and Grandma had a Dysfunctional Mother Daughter Relationship"

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Conflicting Feelings of Rejection when the Abuser Withdraws

All abuse, whether it is emotional and psychological abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse or spiritual abuse, is abuse and that these articles that I write on Emerging from Broken apply to ALL kinds of abuse.  I intentionally make a connection between depression, dissociation, multiple personality, eating disorders, addictions and other mental health struggles and abuse. … Continue reading "Conflicting Feelings of Rejection when the Abuser Withdraws"

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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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What Is My Anger Telling Me? By Christina Enevoldsen

I am excited to have my good friend and guest blogger Christina Enevoldsen from “Overcoming Sexual Abuse” writing once again for Emerging from Broken today while I am enjoying my vacation in Mexico.  As always please feel free to add your comments, share your experiences and post your feedback in the comments section following Christina’s … Continue reading "What Is My Anger Telling Me? By Christina Enevoldsen"

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