Dysfunctional Family ~ First a Child Then a Parent

Freedom just Beyond Jimmy’s post “valued for my ability to work hard” was a big hit and so many could relate to being valued by the work they produced and by the results of their performance. This post is about the siblings who are often NOT recognized or valued for accomplishments. As a child growing … Continue reading "Dysfunctional Family ~ First a Child Then a Parent"

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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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My Teenage Son’s Point of View ~ Unintentional Teachings from his Father

Carla’s last post “Unintentional but Destructive ~Belief  System Inheritance” caused a bit of a stir on Carla’s personal profile page on facebook last week. Someone on her friends list took offence to her post and accused Carla of devaluing her father and being hurtful. My son is good friends with Carla and he stood up … Continue reading "My Teenage Son’s Point of View ~ Unintentional Teachings from his Father"

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Sexualized at a Young Age~ my Mother my Teacher

I have been writing about the belief system and how it develops; the ways that we view the world and ourselves according to the teachings that we receive from our parents, teachers, media and society in general. Today I continue with a more personal account of behaviour that was modeled for me by my mother. … Continue reading "Sexualized at a Young Age~ my Mother my Teacher"

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Freedom and Self Worth ~ More on Family Dysfunction

I got a lot of emails and private messages about my last blog post “The longing for Family, Love and Self Love” some of our readers misunderstood me, and offered comfort and even therapy. I think the title was misleading. I want to (hopefully) clarify a few things. I am not writing these blog posts … Continue reading "Freedom and Self Worth ~ More on Family Dysfunction"

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