I am re-blogging this post, because I felt like it was written for me. Also,I know at least a handful of you following my blog can identify. The more we see we are not alone, we well be able to let go of things that haunt us. Love yourself and make your own peace. You are worth it! Also, love each other and always speak kindly and compassionately. Discipline does not have to be nasty and hurtful to be a catalyst for positive change.
This post made me cry, because it is so descriptive of how destructive to parent-child relationships anger can be. I’ve been there, I’ve been that child who was scared, all the time, of knowing that whatever you did or said was going to be the wrong thing, that you were going to be yelled at again, spanked or simply given that cold look of disapproval, over and over again until it overwhelms the good things, the times that could be good memories start to fade under the weight of all the fear. When it never stops, when the parent never realises that their children are actively afraid of them, when you grow up under the weight of it and you must carry it for your entire life, it kills.
It kills the relationship, the trust that should be there with a parent that loves…
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