November 2023 | WOC Therapy

Month: November 2023

Politics at the Dinner Table

By tamika-lewis | November 20, 2023 | Mental Health

Navigating political discussions during holiday dinners can feel like tiptoeing through a minefield, especially in today’s polarized climate. The challenge lies in balancing respect for differing viewpoints while maintaining familial harmony. Here are some therapeutic approaches to help navigate these potentially sensitive conversations.

A Journey to Break Generational Cycles

By tamika-lewis | November 13, 2023 | Mental Health

In the quiet corners of our familial history, there are threads woven with pain, knots tied by generations before us. The patterns of abuse and enmeshment are like an heirloom, passed down through the ages, a legacy none of us asked for. But within the silence of this legacy, there lies the power to break free, to untangle the threads that have bound us, and to rewrite the narrative for our own families.

Reconnecting with a Neglectful or Abusive Parent

By tamika-lewis | November 6, 2023 | Relationships

Reconnecting with a parent who neglected, abused, or caused rifts during your childhood can be an emotionally charged and challenging endeavor. The wounds from such experiences often run deep, leaving lasting scars that can make the prospect of rebuilding a relationship seem daunting. However, for some individuals, the desire to reconnect with their parent is motivated by a longing for closure, understanding, or the hope of a healthier future. This blog post aims to guide you through the delicate process of reconnecting with a parent while upholding your boundaries.

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