Fifty Years after his Death: Opening my Heart to Dad’s Love

Fifty Years after his Death: Opening my Heart to Dad’s Love

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Date : October 29, 2016

Dedicated to my Loving Sister Marion Livingstone

 

For almost fifty years I believed that my father who died on November 9, 1966 didn’t love or approve of me.  I thought at best he was indifferent towards my presence, but now I’m ready to face the reality that my view point was highly distorted.

 

My sister Marion, who is two years younger than me (I am 65 and she is 63), read my previous blog Healing from the Approval that never came.  She told me that...

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Healing The Approval that Never Came

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Date : October 17, 2016

My father died suddenly of a stroke almost fifty years ago.   I was fifteen and he was fifty-six.  I am now sixty-five years old and his death shattered my teenage life.  I have been trying to understand how his death affected me ever since.   I have written a large body of work about my dad’s life and death.  I am a therapist in private practice and have gone to therapy myself to unravel this mystery.  I have been confused, discovered peace, experienced hidden wounds that rose to the...

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