Mother and Daughter relations

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Registered: 12-11-2009
Mother and Daughter relations
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Fri, 12-11-2009 - 4:58pm
iVillage Member
Registered: 05-06-2007
Fri, 12-11-2009 - 11:19pm

I would first like to say that everyone has a right to feel the way they do.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-11-2009
Sat, 12-12-2009 - 10:20pm

I am in my 20's and I do live at home. I've thought about it and I

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-06-2007
Sun, 12-13-2009 - 10:12am

I know exactly what you mean.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-11-2009
Sun, 12-13-2009 - 3:30pm

Thank you, I will check out that book. I hope it gives me some insight.


What you said about recovering faster is what I struggle with. I thought I was at a place in which I could just shrug some comments off. But I've realized that I'm not there at all. I am able to suppress things for a while and then when I hear another hurtful comment, it's like a trigger and all I could do is think of everything else that I temporarily suppressed. The wound is open again.


I think that I need to redirect my focus which is hard but that's what I have to do.

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-06-2007
Sun, 12-13-2009 - 8:02pm

Sounds like a good idea.

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Registered: 05-06-2007
Sun, 12-13-2009 - 9:53pm

Here are a couple of quotes out of the book I was talking about:


"We are born with the capacity to learn how to dream, and the humans who live before us teach us how to dream the way society dreams.