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FATHERLESS DAUGHTER SYNDROME

  “Daddy Issues,” they call them, but could they be ‘emotional disorders’? We live in a rather judgmental society. Dating an older man, a lady is termed an opportunist. The man is called a sponsor or better still, a sugar daddy. An older woman is branded a cougar. Quickly we point fingers and put excuses […]

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OVERCOMING TOXIC MOTHERS

Why would she not let you just be a child? She stripped you of your innocence, demeaned you by using hurtful names – bitch, selfish, spoilt brat – slapping you across your face in front of others. Why could she not love and accept you just as you are? Why does she compare you forever […]

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TOXIC MOTHERS

Mother daughter relations are expected to be life-defining. They come to affect our views of self, others and the world at large. However, esteem issues mainly originate from here; the establishing of obstacles in one’s paths in life. Some of us do not realize until adulthood about this toxicity, while others struggle to accept that […]