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How To Set Boundaries With a Toxic Mother

As a counselor and coach, I’ve see women negatively affected by toxic mothers in my practice more than any other hurdle they encounter in life. And nearly every time, I witness these women expecting their bad mothers to miraculously…
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The Effect Broken Mothers Have on Their Daughters

In a previous post, I talked about 5 signs of your your mother is toxic.   While every story I hear about a bad mother is different, there is one thing they all have in common—the traits they leave behind. Please…
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Are You Choosing Oppression?

What almost killed me in my early days of being a step-mom was my naïve belief that my step-kids would welcome me with loving arms. I felt sure that once my husband’s kids saw what true love was and got some guidance and structure that they…
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How to Set Boundaries with Toxic People

Toxic people are a rare breed. “Then why do they always seem to find me?” is a question I hear frequently in my Christian counseling practice. I work with women who want to reinvent their lives and move forward into a greater purpose…
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5 Surprising Reasons Why You Have a Hard Time Saying No

Saying No! Do you feel like you are causing hurt, pain and inconvenience to others when you tell them ‘no’? People pleasing can seem like it is a positive trait, but when you consistently put others’ needs over your own, you become…