Archive | Self-Acceptance

Why Does She Mistreat Me?

Question: Dear Luise: I am 30 years old and I feel like my mom is always picking on me. She treats me like I’m 2 years old. She yells at me and treats me like I’m stupid and I don’t know why. Please help. Y. Answer: Dear Y. Do you think knowing why your mother […]

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Why Am I Being Given Orders?

Question: Dear Luise: My marriage is falling apart and I am unsure what to do. My husband and father were good friends and played golf regularly. Over time the relationship has started to sour as my family feel that I do everything for our children and my husband does not pull his weight. At Christmas […]

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How Do I Handle Hating Someone

Question: Dear Luise: What do I do if I hate some one? G. Answer: Dear G.: Well, first of all, congratulate yourself that you have stepped away from it far enough to wonder what you can do about it. That’s unusual. Most hating is reinforced by justification and rationalization and blaming…(being right)…which not only keeps […]

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Am I Too Jealous

Question: Dear Luise: My husband and I have been married for a year and we are expecting a child very soon. He loves and cares for me dearly. Treats me like a queen. Spoils me and does everything I want him to. We both understand and love each other dearly. But the thing that still […]

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I Feel Like Grandma Nobody

Question: Dear Luise: Well, where do I start? It’s been years of sheer horror as my son and DIL have snatched away our granddaughters, shut the door and have had NO communication with us. The children do not know we exist. About 4 years ago there was a heated argument, which led to a lot […]

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I Think I Just Answered My Own Question

Question: Dear Luise: I have been with my husband for 22 yrs., married for 17 of them. I have three kids 15, 12, and 11. I have separated with my husband because of his controlling, emotionally abusive and often “Bi-polar-like” behavior; also he has tantrums that scare not only the kids but myself as well. […]

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