Letting Go…

A must read! An excellent post by a blogger who is writing to her narcissistic mother.

redheadedhousewife

These words have been very hard to write and I have postponed this post for awhile. It is personal, heartfelt, dark and honest. I am releasing my inner most honest heartbroken feelings.  I need to let go of the pain & heartache I carry with me.  It is no secret that I have a very difficult with the one person who should be my biggest fan. I have and always have had very deep, dark & painful feelings about our relationship. I don’t remember every feeling like you wanted me. I feel like you had expectations of who and what you thought I should be but I’ve never measured up to what you wanted. So you used me as your proverbial verbal punching bag.

I was a good kid. I did pretty well in school. I never got in trouble at school and maintained the honor roll through High School. I have never done drugs. I have never even gotten drunk. Even as an adult today, I will have…

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3 thoughts on “Letting Go…

  1. cherished79 says:

    My comment on Red House Wife’s Blog:
    That would have been the exact letter I would have written my mother except I wouldn’t have forgiven her. Well written, and I love when you mentioned that when your father died, you stated it wasn’t your fault. This would be a typical narcissistic tactic to put the blame on you to make you feel guilty. How can one cause a medical condition. Also, you stating you are a ‘grown woman now’ allows you to stand powerful over her so she doesn’t have control.

    Good job. Proud of you and thanks for sharing. Hugs , Deb xx

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