My Reckoning Journey on the path to Forgiving my Parents by Pam Witzemann

Part 2 continues in this 2 part guest article by Pam Witzemann. Please read part 1 “The Process of Forgiving…” for additional information and helpful context. My Reckoning Journey on the path to Forgiving my Parents by Pam Witzemann Being able to forgive my parents for abusing me, as a child, came at the conclusion … Continue reading "My Reckoning Journey on the path to Forgiving my Parents by Pam Witzemann"

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Saying Sorry Doesn’t Automatically Cancel the Damage

My mother has never tried to make amends to me or in any way tried to restore our mother daughter relationship, so in healing from the damage caused to me in our dysfunctional and toxic mother daughter relationship I learned that I could heal without my mother making any amends. I don’t need the “other person” to “do” anything in order for me to recover.

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How I learned to Self Abuse by Pam Witzemann

I first started using drugs at twelve when I began stealing my mother's allergy medicine to sleep. I was depressed and anxious most of the time. My family teased me for moping and pouting and I was called a scrooge because the holidays sent me into depression as they were days for my dad to drink to excess and spoil whatever childish expectation I had for culturally important days. I was afraid of holidays. No one ever tried to find out what was wrong.

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The Body Disconnect: A Journey to Self-Love. By Kim Vazquez

A few weeks ago I wrote a post called Foundation of Eating Disorders and Body Issues and I mentioned using a technique mentioned to me by life coach and Author Kim Vazquez. I am excited to have Kim as a guest blogger today! Please help me welcome Kim and feel free to leave your comments … Continue reading "The Body Disconnect: A Journey to Self-Love. By Kim Vazquez"

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