Tag: Mother-daughter relationship
Years of therapy have not been successful. Countless battles and letters have not been successful. But it’s taken four posts in this blog, and I seem to have been cleansed of 30 years of anger toward my adoptive mother. It is a true testament to the power of the written word. Rent-a-Lesbian The Manipulative Mother [...]
We were back again. Through the mist of fields in affluent Cheshire, followed by grey hazy tower blocks to a hospital in inner city Manchester. The doctor said to me, ‘Do you still think it’s a dream?’ I replied ‘It’s a weird dream. Where people keep asking me whether it’s a dream or not.’ ‘Can [...]
I’ve cultivated anger against the way I was brought up by my adoptive mother and against her for so long that I’ve come to live with it. But I have reached a place in my life where it no longer serves me and indeed threatens to harm my children and my future. I want to forgive. [...]
When I tell people I have had three scholarships in my life, 2 academic and 1 music they are impressed. When I tell them I studied piano for 12 years but stopped short of Grade 8 (the highest grade), they are impressed. When I say I won every form prize in my junior school, won [...]
I moved to live with my father in Cyprus to be a lesbian sex slave. Of course that’s not what my parents know, because when you’re 16 going on 17 you are supposed to be concentrating on important stuff …like what subjects you want to do at A-level. Not moving country in case Interpol locate you and forcibly escort you across international frontiers to be someone’s escort girl.
Once upon a time, an unmarried girl hid her pregnancy for 9 months, travelled to the north of England and gave the baby up for adoption. It was 1975. She also hid the secret from her family and friends for 20 years until, the child, now a fully grown woman, found her mother. I was [...]