Hello, I don’t have contact with my mother at all - it’s been around 10 years now. My mum was abusive, a liar - a frightening unpredictable parent and every time I spent time with her as an adult (and a mother of two now teenagers) I ended up feeling like the trapped child I used to be...for days after any meetings I was in recovery mode. It was exhausting and I just didn’t want my own children around her (I think they met her a handful of times) And yes, people used to question it but I’d just tell them straight out that no contact keeps me sane.
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