Finding ways to cope with difficult parents will help you settle into peace and happiness – for perhaps the first time in your life. These tips are for adult children who want to move past their unhappy childhoods.
Are your difficult parents toxic and hurtful? Are they causing you extreme amounts of pain? Read Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life by Dr Susan Forward.
One of my favorite quotes about coping with difficult parent is, “If it’s not one thing, it’s my mother.” Another is: “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy,” said Robert A. Heinlein. Easy childhoods can set you up to falter in adulthood because you haven’t learned the necessary life skills. But, having difficult parents can certainly set you back, too. And here are three ways to move past an unhappy childhood, based on my experience with my parents.
Some moms are more apt to boil rabbits and stalk married men (like Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction) than balance a successful white-collar job with a nurturing home life But some are not ready be part of yours life yet .How long do i need to wait for them?
In the long run, however, swallowing your feelings about your unhappy childhood or you’re struggles to cope with difficult parents can lead to anxiety, depression, physical illnesses, and unhealthy relationships. you must healing yourself just doing yoga talking about it with a group .
Find other family /friends is to care about you be on you side !