Advice, Essays, and other bits of wisdom

What does it mean to “break the cycle”?

How many times have you said something like, “My mother did x so I will do y.” Or “My mother was this way so I am going to do the opposite.” Or, "I'm going to break the cycle of [insert dysfunctional pattern here]." Only to find yourself doing the same exact thing or...

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If you’re doing everything you can to not be like your mother, read this

"If you have to act in a particular way to avoid being something you don't like, you're trapped." ~ Debbie Ford, The Dark Side Of The Light Chasers Question from a reader: I am determined to not be like my mother and yet so often I find that I am. Help. (This goes...

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