ep. 27 Setting Boundaries With A Toxic Parent


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Is it possible to have depression, but not feel terrible? For me, I think I feel fine, but I can't seem to clean my room or take care of myself as well as I should, and I have... Hey Kati, you know how we're supposed to set BOUNDARIES WITH A TOXIC PARENT. So I did with my dad. We barely... Happy Thursday Kati! Can you talk about indecisiveness? Why do I have such a difficult time making decisions? Can this be... Hi Kati! Could you talk a little bit about emotional flashbacks, how do you know if you’re having them, how intense would they be, how to recognize them in the moment and stop them? I believe that I have been... Hey Kati :) Is it weird that I never feel proud of my accomplishments? I usually just think "thank god that's over" and feel relieved that everything worked out. I would love to... Hey Kati, How do you stop feeling like you only deserve bad things in life? I have a lot of guilt and shame related to past abuse and PTSD, and I feel like I deserve the anxiety, depression, and isolation that I experience... Hi Kati! How do you have difficult conversations without crying? Even when the conversation is completely respectful and calm, whenever I have a difficult conversation, it feels like my body just reacts by becoming tearful and my throat... Hi Kati. Hope you're doing great. Can you talk about being unable to express feelings and rationalizing everything. I find it hard to... Dear Kati, Intimate relationships have always been a trigger to me, probably because of the attachment system that it activates... When things happened, I might relapse and it's like I've... Happy Thursday! Do I need to like my psychiatrist??? I have a therapist who I really like, but I’m not a fan of my psychiatrist. I trust him, and the medication he has prescribed has been helpful, but I dread... Hello Kati! How can we deal with the grief that is never-ending? I have been grieving the emotional neglect I have experienced in my childhood but I feel like it never ends and creates resistance in therapy even though I am taking antidepressants. I feel very stuck and really really... JOURNALING CLUB Every Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! https://www.youtube.com/katimorton/join KATI'S BOOK is in stores now! "Are u ok?" http://bit.ly/2s0mULy Kati's Amazon Suggestions https://www.amazon.com/shop/katimorton ONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy. BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. Please visit: MORE INFO I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust. PATREON https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/ Opinions That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast) video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfw audio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/ BUSINESS EMAIL linnea@toneymedia.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton)