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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Mother Daughter Relationship ~ False Definition of Love

“Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, “you owe me.” Look at what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.” Hafiz Reading all the posts from Carla and her Mom, Debbie, got me to thinking about my own Mother and all that has come and gone … Continue reading "Mother Daughter Relationship ~ False Definition of Love"

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A Mother Daughter Relationship ~ Part Six

In this conclusion of our series “A Mother Daughter Relationship ~ From Broken to Whole” my Mom, Debbie Dippel, describes what our enmeshed relationship felt like for her, how she started making changes, and what things are like now. We thank you so much for following this series and for sharing your heart-felt responses with us … Continue reading "A Mother Daughter Relationship ~ Part Six"

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