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What Is the Problem Child in a Dysfunctional Family and 5 Signs This Was You

By |2019-01-17T14:56:16+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Within dysfunctional families resides the problem child. Are you the problem child in your dysfunctional family? You would be surprised by how many people grew up in a dysfunctional family. These people may have been neglected or even the problem child in this situation, depending on their actions and role in the family. I think [...]

7 Ways Alcoholic Parents Ruin Their Children’s Psyches and Lives

By |2018-12-23T11:06:29+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholic parents aren’t just a nuisance to themselves. Being an alcoholic can actually not only affect the person who drinks, but also their offspring as well. Personally, I didn’t grow up with alcoholic parents, but my children did. My ex-husband was an alcoholic and I remember many times, trying to shield my children from his [...]

Why People Develop Trust Issues and How to Overcome Them

By |2018-12-18T14:35:19+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What does it mean to have trust issues? Trusting in others is something we all do subconsciously, every single day of our lives. No one can live without. We trust the bus driver to get us to our destination safely. Then, we trust the supermarket to provide us with food that is safe to eat. [...]

Generations of Bored Kids: Why Today’s Children Struggle to Have Fun

By |2018-12-10T21:59:21+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In the past, there were not so many bored kids. Children were able to create fun and not depend on the fun to be catered to them. I am a child of the 70s, and for me, fun was utilizing my imagination. Although I did go through troubles and trauma, I found moments of goodness [...]

5 Signs You Grew up in an Enmeshed Family and How It Differs from a Healthy One

By |2018-11-20T15:44:19+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Unfortunately, many people live in an enmeshed family environment. Although the closeness of family members cultivates love, it hinders the growth of individualism. An enmeshed family may not seem all that bad at first. In fact, having a close-knit family unit has many benefits for its members. However, an enmeshed family can stunt the [...]

3 Christmas Stories for Kids and Adults That Have a Deep Hidden Meaning

By |2018-12-11T22:48:34+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

The messages behind popular Christmas stories for kids are what really gives the Christmas its festivity. As a kid, I loved Christmas films. They were a staple Christmas tradition in my family. As I got older, I realized they were teaching me valuable lessons. These are some of my favorite of all the Christmas stories [...]

4 Struggles a Child Raised in a Single-Parent Family May Have Later in Life

By |2018-12-16T18:50:15+00:00December 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The number of children being raised in a single-parent family is higher than ever before. In earlier civilisations, the untimely death of a partner was usually the only circumstance surrounding a single-parent family. But in the modern era, there are many reasons that contribute to the sharp increase of single-parent families. Issues such as divorce, [...]

6 Ways Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers Struggle Later in Life

By |2018-12-06T14:36:56+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mothers should put their children first and love them above everything else in their lives. But daughters of narcissistic mothers don’t get that precious love. As a result, they can struggle in later life. For the vast majority of us, our mothers are our primary caregivers. We learn about the world through our interactions with [...]