The Family Roles We Adopted Set Up Patterns of Behavior

The quote about “no contact” with family speaks to me a lot. In fact, it summarizes why I left my family and have concerns about reconnecting. Take a look at the rest of the post. It’s interesting and has lots of information.

Emotional Sobriety: Mind, Body, & Soul

Our self-image is formed by allowing ourselves to be influenced by various authority figures. As we mature and accept the responsibility of defining ourselves, these internalized voices of authority must each be examined and evaluated. It is only when we take back our own power to define ourselves that we are truly free.

Our conscious mind is where thoughts are formed. Our subconscious mind is where our creative mind takes root. As we learn to harness the vast power and energy of the subconscious mind, we are tapping into our real source.

From “No contact! The scapegoat walks away” by parenting exposed:

“Walking away from an entire family is one of the most painful things the family scapegoat adult child in a narcissistic family will ever do. Abuse from the narcissistic family towards the scapegoat is often so severe, and so mentally damaging, that the only solution left after exhausting…

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