My Relationship with Me ~ Emotional Healing

“When a child has been in a dysfunctional family system, that child grows up with some dysfunctional thinking. It can’t be helped.  The dysfunctional ways of thinking in my family system got passed on to me. Dysfunction and mistreatment, psychological abuse, physical abuse and sexual abuse all contributed to the survival methods that I had … Continue reading "My Relationship with Me ~ Emotional Healing"

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Negative Belief Systems about Weight and Body Part two

there is no perfect path on this journey WHY did I want someone else to be fat?  Where did a thought like that come from in the first place? And looking deeper into the answers to those questions was where the bigger secrets and hidden answers were found. This post is continued from “Survival Methods … Continue reading "Negative Belief Systems about Weight and Body Part two"

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Covering up for Emotional and Psychological Abuse

freedom is on the other side I had this idea, well a belief actually, that my parents didn’t actually know that they were doing anything wrong with the way that they emotionally abused me. My father was extremely neglectful. He wasn’t interested in me or in my life. My mother constantly criticized me and humiliated … Continue reading "Covering up for Emotional and Psychological Abuse"

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Dissociated Identity as a Coping Method for Mental Health

When we find ourselves facing our mental health struggles, we usually realize that avoiding feelings is one of the biggest reasons that we develop coping methods. Sometimes avoiding feelings is the only way to survive the trauma. I realized when I was in my healing process that my dissociated identity disorder was one of the … Continue reading "Dissociated Identity as a Coping Method for Mental Health"

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