Tag Archives: childhood

I made a huge mistake in moving close to my mother (parental favoritism)

When I returned to the UK last November, I was sure that I’d be able to put the past behind me to some extent, in relation to my upbringing.  I thought that I’d finally be able to have a semi-decent … Continue reading

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Two-tier family

Now that awful day on February 14th is over with, onto more pressing matters… I’ve fallen out with my mum. While she seems to have forgiven me for lashing out the other day on Whatsapp (she only ever seem to … Continue reading

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Autistic with no “special interests”

I’m hoping to hear from anyone on the autism spectrum who can relate to this issue, as it makes me feel like I may not be considered to have an autism spectrum disorder at all, due to the fact that … Continue reading

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Wishing I could completely hide my pain and resentment from my mother

I don’t want to upset my mum, which is why I had to “let it go” again yesterday, although I blame myself for being unable to keep this pain inside me, so as not to make her feel guilty. We … Continue reading

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About the family I don’t have

Despite the bitter cold and my reluctance to go out at all, I ended up going to therapy.  I didn’t think the cold was too bad at first, but when the icy westerly wind smacked me in the face, it … Continue reading

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Not even my first white Christmas can lessen the pain…

If I didn’t have such contempt for Christmas, maybe I’d at least be able to appreciate the true “white Christmas’ going on outside.  I’ve never experienced a white Christmas before, not in my native United Kingdom or here in the … Continue reading

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