One of the hardest realizations many of us face on our healing journeys is coming to terms with that fact that we were “The Black Sheep” of our families and then doing all the necessary grieving and healing work that may be required of us because of this. But if we do, there is a tremendous amount of growth and healing opportunity if you’re “The Black Sheep”. This post will explore why, how, and what may be needed to help your own personal growth.
The work of actively and consciously remothering yourself – bringing awareness to any wounds, patterns and behaviors that stemmed from your childhood experience with your mother – is one of the healthiest and most effective kinds of psychological work we as women in today’s patriarchal world can do. In today’s article, I share why this is and what remothering work means.