My mother died in my dream the other night. I have been trying to brush off the residual feeling of grief and the nagging thought that I wasn’t there to say goodbye. Unsuccessfully, even though I know it was just a dream. What makes the dream real is the possibility that it can be. Watching … Continue reading Child, You Are All Grown Up.
Codependency seems to be the theme with the clients I see recently. Being codependent means you have the tendency to behave in an overly passive or caretaking way which puts your needs last and the other person’s first. This is the opposite of selfish. It’s being completely unselfish. In a harsh, competitive world filled of … Continue reading Codependency: An introduction
"And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, "Speak to us of Children." And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to … Continue reading Life as my Parents know it #4: Children