Posts tagged mother
My Mental Health Journey: By Andrew

Without being fully aware of it, my mental health journey actually started pretty early on due to my family situation. Unfortunately at 2 years old I lost my mother to cancer and from then on my father had to raise me by himself while also working his job; a lot of tension was created as balance was constantly sought. While this intermittent tension and stress was going on, the lack of a mother figure in my life surely took its toll on me in more ways the I am conscious of. In some ways I feel it may have affected me in my relations to others, my needs for intimacy, and of course having a mother figure in my life.

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Motherhood Musings: Better Titled As My Current Random Thoughts

When I am out of sorts and feeling sad, this screen and keyboard are a source of solace for me. Bear with me as I pour my feelings into this space. I am the mother of three adult aged daughters and one seventeen-year-old son. Our three girls live stateside, two together and one on the other side of the country.

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