For I could not recall attachment, closeness, memories of the scent of Mother's perfume, the feel of her skin, the sound of her voice singing in the kitchen, the solace of her rocking, holding and comforting, the intellectual stimulation and joy of being read to. ~ Karyl McBride, Ph.D.
Second, I didn't want to face how feeling like an unmothered child
had such a devastating effect on me and my life.
To acknowledge this meant I had to face it. ~ Karyl McBride, Ph.D.
The most powerful way to help others into their own recovery
is to simply live your own life of recovery.
~ John C. Friel and Linda D. Friel, Adult Children