13 09, 2019

8 Consequences of the father wound on well-being and relationships

By |2019-09-19T12:04:48+00:00September 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Relationships with men have always been difficult for Jane*. She has often ended up having relationships with emotionally unavailable men. They may initially show interest yet as she starts to attach and show interest in them, they disappear or withdraw from contact by coming up with various excuses. She has [...]

30 06, 2019

Ending the emptiness and loneliness of Childhood Emotional Neglect

By |2019-10-31T22:43:45+00:00June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

William* is a man who on the outside looks like he has everything going on for him. He has a good job, a partner and children. William has always felt like there is something missing in his life but he cannot pinpoint what that might be as there is no [...]

30 04, 2019

People pleasing can make you anxious and resentful – How to stop it?

By |2019-05-30T00:06:07+00:00April 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Emma* would describe herself as having a strong maternal instinct and she has always seen her role as the one that is there for others and she just wants others to be happy. When a family member or a friend is in need, she is there to support them. She [...]

28 07, 2017

Healing the mother wound – Part 2: 10 Steps to healing from emotional absence

By |2019-02-25T16:37:38+00:00July 28th, 2017|7 Comments

The greatest pain of all – the mother wound, the emotional absence of your mother in your early years. The first part of this 2-part series looked at what the mother wound means and how it can impact your well-being as an adult. The mother wound can be defined as [...]

10 07, 2017

Healing the mother wound – Part 1: Understanding the mother wound, good enough mothering and the impact of the mother wound as an adult

By |2019-03-09T15:59:59+00:00July 10th, 2017|4 Comments

Perhaps the most painful of all feelings is the awareness that your mother was not there for you emotionally as a child, this creates the mother wound. She might have been physically present but emotionally absent. Perhaps she was (is) very critical and she was telling [...]

28 05, 2017

Toxic relationships 3: Moving on & dating after a toxic relationship

By |2017-05-30T20:54:27+00:00May 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Liliana* spent many years in an on-off toxic relationship with a partner who was controlling until she had the courage to say “enough is enough”. It was hard initially making the break and she spent a considerable amount of time reflecting on what had kept her in [...]

10 05, 2017

Toxic relationships: recognising, healing and moving on after a toxic relationship – Part 2

By |2017-05-28T16:07:24+00:00May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Healing your heart after a toxic relationship “Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.” - Unknown Jane* was in her early 30s when she started going out with Mike after they met when they were [...]