Family Matters
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Family Matters

Why authoritarian approaches to parenting can be so very toxic.

What toxic masculinity can do to a daughter.

pixabay — what fathers can look like with their daughters on the outside

Dad taught me that my body could be used by men, by him. First of all I have to assure you that he didn’t actively or intentionally train me in this way. He was not a sexually abusive man but he was abusive in his so called discipine and he left me with a lot to deal with.

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, advocate for mental health and compassionate living, author of ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ and many others