5 thoughts on “You’re SO Emotional!

  • February 3, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    “You are too sensitive” is the language of bullies. My father, mother and older sister were horrific bullies. I developed a neutral face for being around them in order to deflect the abusive garbage they put me through. By the time I was 18, I was a zombie. I had become my parent’s good girl. I was thirty pounds over weight. They were angry that I was sad. They truly expected me to take their abuse with a smile.

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    • March 5, 2016 at 12:17 am

      My family forbade sadness, too! I mean…what the heck!?! It’ slowly beginning to dawn on me that I didn’t need to go to school or the office to meet bullies…they were at home with me. Ugh!

      ~ LT

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  • May 1, 2016 at 2:52 am

    My father (who remarried 18 years ago) has said things along the lines of: “You need to be more of a b*tch…like..so and so”. “You need to stand up for yourself more” yadda yadda. But of course when I stand up for myself to his wife and him…well….that is just not on! We are currently estranged. Go figure!

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  • January 30, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    Dear Lenora
    Thank you so so much for sharing ! I jumped into this blog after reading your blog about jealous parents . I grew up in a Christian home , and my mum was weirdly jealous of my dad’s attention of me and so on. Growing up I met some normal Christians and families who’s parents didn’t accuse them of ” bringing demons home” and be jealous if their father spoke to them. I’ve met a lot of beautiful Christian people and I know all the crazy in my home had nothing to do with who God is. thank you for writing I now feel normal, I’m sorry for what you’ve been through. I’m now married and my mum recently had a fight with me because I inherited money she wanted . I hope you have a blissfully good married life in spite of things and make the most of every joy available !
    Signed psychology student

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  • February 10, 2017 at 7:13 am

    i’m so sorry to hear that, I went through something similar and no matter how hard I try to cry I just can’t let anything out anymore. I empathise with you and hope for the best in the future!

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