The Punished Life

The Punished Life

It has been many years since I went “no contact” with my family.  I have not regretted it.  That doesn’t mean I have never felt an urge from my love seeker or karma kid to reengage.  There is always a slight feeling that maybe, just maybe, the next time, they will do...
Finding Balance in Family

Finding Balance in Family

One of the most important and difficult aspects of recovery work is finding balance in our lives.  During our traumatic experiences, our inner parts split off in an attempt to keep us safe.  In doing so, they stored their childlike beliefs until they had the...
In Search of Family

In Search of Family

When I was a child, I had one wish.  I wanted a real family.  I used to dream about it.  I remember sitting in my backyard and watching the house behind mine.  I am not sure why I picked that house.  There were houses in every direction because we lived in a suburb. ...