The expectation that each child experiences their parent’s “disciplinary actions” in the exact same way as their siblings. Ignoring the fact that punishment for some siblings is more frequent and more severe, especially if they are “different” – difficult, stubborn, manner-less, noisy etc
Is it Ignorance or is it a lack of Compassion and Empathy?
It made me keenly aware that people are oblivious to the definition of trauma and to the 3Es that define the 3 aspects of Trauma: … More 2 Important Trauma Awareness Conversations from June
I have made no secret of the fact that I grew up with an alcoholic father. This means that the entire family, yes, including the extended family, was a maze of enabling behaviors. My childhood was almost entirely lost to this phenomena – which makes me very attentive when someone mentions ACEs. Angi on Twitter … More ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences
What if you saw your father murder your mother? Watched your mother bleed to death? What if you then saw your father behind bars as you testified to get him put in jail? What happens to you when you have to live an entire life with this memory? This history? Below is a copy-paste of … More BikoZulu on Fatherhood & Father wounds