26 11, 2020

How may the lockdown and social distancing impact your relationship?

By |2020-11-26T12:42:07+00:00November 26th, 2020|0 Comments

What does it feel like being in your relationship right now? Do you feel alone and disconnected, perhaps stuck as you are forced to spend more time together under the same roof. Perhaps previously you and your partner gradually developed quite separate lies and the lockdown and social distancing rules [...]

23 09, 2020

Childhood trauma: How did you have to adapt to survive your childhood?

By |2020-09-24T15:00:30+00:00September 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

If you have experienced childhood trauma or childhood emotional neglect (CEN), have you noticed behaviour patterns that may be unhelpful for you? Perhaps you often end up agreeing to things when it does not suit you. Maybe you struggle to get your voice heard when you have something important to [...]

27 03, 2020

Childhood trauma & Covid-19 -related anxiety – What is being triggered by the lockdown and how to cope with it

By |2020-03-29T21:48:57+00:00March 27th, 2020|0 Comments

As we are almost a week into the lockdown in the UK due to the global pandemic, there is a lot of anxiety and worry in the air. You may be wondering whether you will get the virus or your loved ones, or you might have already had it, worried [...]

26 02, 2020

What to do when your Mother Wound gets triggered?

By |2020-02-28T14:47:52+00:00February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Mother wound, the deep emotional pain that can impact you in so many ways. Perhaps you have learnt to live with it and developed coping strategies, some of which may be helpful whilst others are unhelpful even harmful in the long run such as avoiding situations which feel emotionally challenging, [...]

13 09, 2019

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

By |2020-07-08T07:09:54+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 [...]

31 08, 2019

Is fear of being influenced by other ruining your relationship?

By |2020-07-09T20:18:58+00:00August 31st, 2019|0 Comments

When you are approaching a new task at home and even after a few trials, it is not working out for you, how do you feel about the prospect of having to ask for help from your partner? Or how do you feel when you do not know something and [...]

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 [...]

21 05, 2019

Parenting when you have experienced Childhood Emotional Neglect or trauma

By |2019-05-30T00:41:54+00:00May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

What is your gut reaction when you hear your child cry and you cannot see them? Perhaps you panic thinking that they are in danger and something is seriously wrong with them? You get annoyed thinking “not again, I just want a bit of peace and quiet!”? You experience concern [...]

17 03, 2019

Top 5 most read blog posts on relationships, childhood neglect and trauma

By |2019-03-17T21:56:52+00:00March 17th, 2019|0 Comments

For this month’s post, I wanted to bring together the five most read posts on my website in the past year in case someone hasn’t seen them yet. I started blogging about three years ago. My aim was to be able to give through my writing hope for healing and [...]

12 02, 2019

Emotional flexibility vs. rigidity – How childhood emotional neglect or trauma can make it difficult for you to adapt to sudden changes

By |2019-02-12T23:02:44+00:00February 12th, 2019|0 Comments

What happens when your plan is messed up by sudden, unexpected events? You make plans and are either looking forward to something or are relying on things to be working and then something happens and your plans are changed. Such as: You have Christmas planned with the family and friends, [...]

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