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How 2 children remember their mother

Filed under: General — Lukenz @ 8:48 am Sun 16th January 2022

I search Kathleen Dehmlow and found there was an article how the children should forgive her for something that happened a long time ago.

Here’s the thing, the children were not children when they wrote this. They had lived their lives. A destroyed childhood by their mother. Had to be raised by grandparents for many years. Had to compare themselves to other children in their class, explain their situation to their friends. It carried on for years and into full lifelong adulthood.

That situation is not recognised as child abuse. But it damn well should be.

2 Responses to “How 2 children remember their mother”

  1. Evan Myers says:

    It was a different society then to what we see now and even though it was a more stable environment separations did happen.

    Children usually remained with the father who still paid for the upbringing even if they stayed with other family.

    The complete severing of contact in my experience is not uncommon.

    Interestingly I’ve also found adult children to be more forgiving of an an abusive mother than absent one which in spite of the changed social circumstances still seems to be the case.

  2. DJ Ward says:

    For all of us, is death approaching at its own pace.
    It is inevitable, that it is humans that judge after death.
    Even writing epitaphs, of ones deeds.

    Even the gravestone, is an evolution of humans defying nature.
    What of the pauper and criminals grave, or the grave of an empire builder.
    Certainly the good and successful, get rewarded in judgement and near posterity.

    And those that fail the cruel tests, of humans.
    What then in judgement, should be on this gravestone.
    Are there not countless others, with bad and good stories.

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