Category: Emotional Abuse

Mother’s Day When Your Mother Is Abusive

May 10 is Mother’s Day in the United States. But what happens when your mother is abusive? As long as there are kind, loving mothers out there, and as long as there are mothers who are abuse survivors who refuse to become abusers themselves, Mother’s Day is worth celebrating.

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Emotional Abuse Answers–at Last!

It’s funny how things come around full circle sometimes. If you make the effort to stay in tune with the rhythm of the Universe, you’re led to what you need. That’s what I believe, anyway. Three years ago, I had a vision of creating a website that goes into depth about childhood emotional abuse from the perspective of the adult survivor. I thought the desire to create it had died in me, but it hasn’t. Emotional Abuse Answers is the result.

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It’s Not Fair–Or Is It?

A few days ago, I got a couple of emails from my sister about a financial issue that’s going on right now in my family. For anyone who doesn’t know, I ceased contact with my parents back in 2002. My sister and brother, however, are still in contact with them. My sister recently lost a source of income, and my parents have decided to help her financially by deferring repayment of a loan they got from my brother in order to send the money to her. This touches a sore point for all of us, including me, though I’m not directly involved.

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Sweet Freedom, Sweet Life

Family issues lately are pushing me to the limit of my sanity. But like all difficult situations, I’ve learned something very important. For 10 years I’ve been fortunate to have the sweet freedom to be who I am. Unfortunately, I haven’t shown gratitude for that sweet freedom. I haven’t done everything I could do to live the sweet life as I envision it. I hope that this post will inspire you to appreciate your sweet freedom (or do whatever you have to do to get it) by living your sweet life.

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