Broken Open-A Mother’s Journey to Survive Her Children’s Addiction and Mental Illness (Episode 43)
What do you do when you keep trying to help your kids and nothing is working? What happens to our kids when we continue to rescue them? What does being a ‘fixer’ parent teach our kids about themselves? Is ‘tough love’ the answer and does it even work? How can we love and support our kids who are struggling and still take care of ourselves? In this episode author Maureen Towns shares her journey as a mom of children with addiction and mental illness. Learn how she found freedom from the co-dependent relating patterns that were damaging her and hurting her relationships. Gain a clearer understanding of codependency and how it manifests. Listen as she shares the difference between boundaries and rules. If you have tried everything and feel ‘broken open,’ hopeless and confused this is the episode for you. Maureen provides experienced care for struggling families. She is author of the book Broken Open-A Mother’s Journey to Survive Her Children’s Addiction and Mental Illness: “Filled with rich true stories from a mother who fought to put her family on a sober path, Broken Open is your path back to calm.