Relationships

How toxic parents create perfectionism in children

Have you seen the movie, ‘Mommy Dearest’ with Faye Dunaway in the leading role? It recounts the upbringing of Christina Crawford, the daughter of Hollywood starlet, Joan Crawford. Watching that movie brought a lot of tears in me and stirred negative emotions in my body. I’m not saying that my mom was like Joan Crawford, but the diva’s behavior reminded…

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Relationships

How to set boundaries and protect your beautiful self

It’s not easy learning how to set boundaries in a relationship, especially if you’re coming from a toxic family system. Setting boundaries should not only be learned by those dealing with toxic or narcissistic family members or friends but by everyone, even those in healthy relationships. Boundaries is a subject I learned in my recent therapy sessions and, setting them…

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