Do you feel drained and tired after spending small amounts of time with your child? An emotional energy vampire feeds off other people’s energy because they can’t create or sustain their own. Some children refill energetic storehouses by feeding off their mom and dad’s energy… Read More »7 Tips for Coping With Children Who Are Emotional Energy Vampires
“If it’s not one thing, it’s my mother!” What do you do when nothing is good enough for your mom? These coping tips for daughters will help you accept your mother for who she is – even if she can’t accept you for who you are.
Are you an adult child who is ready to start moving past your unhappy or difficult childhood? My tips will help you heal and grow forward – without expecting your parents to change. Learning how to deal with difficult parents won’t be easy, but it will… Read More »Are Your Parents Difficult? 3 Ways to Cope
Here’s a list of ways to stop your parents from being overprotective so you can become more independent. I wrote this for a teenager who asked for help with her mother. “I am 14 years old and my mother in particular is very controlling,” says… Read More »How to Become an Independent Teenager
Hello, awkward conversation! A reader asked me for tips for talking to her mother about moving in with her boyfriend, and here’s what I said… First, her question: “I was raised with Christian values, and pre-marital sex is not something my mom agrees with,” says… Read More »How to Talk to Your Mom About Living With Your Boyfriend
What do you do when your parents try to break up your relationship? These tips on how to handle parents who interfere in relationships are inspired by a reader’s question… “My boyfriend and I moved in together after six years – we asked for their… Read More »How to Handle Parents Who Interfere in Your Relationship
These tips on how to deal with controlling parents will help you see your situation differently. The first thing to remember when you’re coping with parents – and you live at home – is that you can’t change them. You can only change how you respond to them.… Read More »How to Cope With Controlling Parents When You Live at Home