That’s been me for most of my life, particularly when dealing with my formidable mother. As long as I didn’t rock the boat, I managed to dodge the sharp end of her tongue, or the flat, unyielding palm.
Passive Cath, however, is changing.
At the moment I am reading a thought provoking book, “Women Who Run With Wolves” by Clarissa Pinkola Estés. It contains much wisdom, insight, and positivity, told through age-old tales. There’s much I can learn from ancient women’s wisdom.
I am ready to be a wild driving force in my own life. No longer deferring to to my mother’s idea of who I should be, how I should behave.
No doubt she will chose to seen this as aggressive!
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