From my psychotherapy couch, I see your face fall and an unbearable sadness comes over you. Your heart is breaking in two.
The child in you is facing an unbearable loss. The love you want so very much to feel from your mother just isn't going to be. Wishing it weren't true, you have been hiding this from yourself for so long. You wish you had a mother who would see the best in you.
Instead, you feel...