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Secrets of the Motherworld

Oct 29, 2019

“I’m on the verge of empty nesting & watching both kids launch into life. My son left 2 years ago & has derailed into intoxicants & cigarette smoking. He works full time & has quit college.


How do you make sense of this when he has not been modeled intoxicants as a lifestyle (& we live a fairly healthy lifestyle)-...


Oct 22, 2019

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“I had my beautiful son when I was 32. We tried for 2 years to conceive.


When I was 6 months pregnant I was forced to leave his father because of his drinking. He drank a lot because Ireland’s economy crashed and he lost his job.


When my son was 6 my son’s father was...


Oct 15, 2019

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“My 5 year old son wants to use the tablet to play games constantly. I let him play on it when I am nursing his baby brother because I can't give him attention then but he constantly asks me for it and I often find myself giving in.

Yesterday I got so fed up I hid the tablet...


Oct 8, 2019

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“My own mother always made a point of telling me how terrible it had been to give birth to me, that her body was wrecked in the process and that women in our family must not be meant to birth naturally (The story always punctuated with, '... and thank goodness for doctors or we...


Oct 1, 2019

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“My only child has severe paranoid schizophrenia and also borderline personality disorder. I did everything possible to keep her safe, medicated and in her own apartment for 10 years. The stress of dealing with her threats and terrifying behavior eventually destroyed my...