Originally Posted by Rigama
That's a huge step you took! Have you heard back from her? Do you think she'll respect your decision? Not to totally bombard you with questions, but how's your dh...
Originally Posted by tie-dyed
It took me a long time to even begin to realize that I'm not responsible for my mother's feelings.
Seems to me that narcissistic parents are just really, really good at...
Today I sent my mum an email and asked her not to contact me for a year.
It feels good, mostly. But I'm still afraid of her.
Rigama - hope you're doing well. Hell, I hope everyone is doing okay.
That's too bad. I wanted to tell her that her idea about telling toddlers that cars can't see us, that they aren't alive, has worked a treat for keeping my toddler off the road.
I don't always agree with her, but she makes me think. ...
Thanks Rigama. I have a hard time taking my feelings seriously, but I need to. You've given me a lot to think about. I'm glad the hugs helped
Warrior - I know the shame, too. Some days I think AM I JUST MY MOTHER?????