When important moments happen and our parents aren't there to react or show emotion, it stings. Emotionally unavailable parents lack the ability to offer emotional support in the face of need. They aren't present when you need them. And so, you're left with a feeling of neglect where there should be attention and care.
A few years after ending a toxic relationship, I met someone who is now my partner of almost a year and a half. From watching my parents’ marriage fall apart, to being in an unhealthy relationship of my own, this...Continue reading
Dealing with divorced parents as an adult can be quite a devastating experience, as the idealistic image of your childhood fractures before your eyes. Whether your parents’ marriage was rooted in conflict, or their divorce sprung out of “nowhere”, the...Continue reading
The pandemic lifestyle has limited our ability to engage with the real world, and spend time away from home. For many of us, we now spend 24/7 with family members, when we are used to being away at school or...Continue reading