Toxic Mother Daughter Relationships when Mom says You are the Problem

  “When someone is unrelentingly critical of you, always finds fault, can never be pleased, and blames you for everything that goes wrong, it is the insidious nature and cumulative effects of the abuse that do the damage. Over time, this type of abuse eats away at your self-confidence and sense of self-worth, undermining any … Continue reading "Toxic Mother Daughter Relationships when Mom says You are the Problem"

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Judgementalism: A Cloud of Disapproval and Condemnation by Pam Witzemann

I am excited to welcome my friend and fellow truth seeker, Pam Witzemann back to Emerging from Broken.  Pam busts through the fog with this two part article about living under constant judgment and disapproval. Pam is a regular participant in almost all the discussions here in EFB and has her own blog; “Boomer Back-beat … Continue reading "Judgementalism: A Cloud of Disapproval and Condemnation by Pam Witzemann"

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4 Ways to Cultivate Self-Value in 2010

In the skewed church setting I grew up in, it was taught from the pulpit or in the Sunday School room that we should always put others before ourselves. Indeed, it was ingrained in us that real love was self-sacrifice, self-derision, and self-denial. Ugh… I can’t believe that anymore- it sure didn’t work for me! … Continue reading "4 Ways to Cultivate Self-Value in 2010"

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