Emotional Abuse Anecdotes: The Step-Father With An Alias

This anecdote from real life is the first in the series of Emotional Abuse Anecdotes published on childhoodtraumarecovery.com. Each anecdote in the series is followed by a brief psychological explanation and analysis. The Step-Father With An Alias My parents divorced when I was eight and, after this, my mother dated a number of different men […]

True Anecdote: The Day My Mother Threw Me Out At 13 Years Of Age.

My parents divorced when I was eight. My father, therefore, moved out, leaving me to live with my highly unstable and histrionic mother and older (by three years) brother. Not long after this, my mother began to use me as a kind of ‘counselor’. Indeed, she would sometimes refer to me as her ‘Little Psychiatrist.’ […]