When I was a Kid…

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By Bill Auxier, Ph.D. You had a controlling mother, which explains why you freeze up around authority figures.  Your parents doted on you, that’s why you don’t concern yourself with the rules and do whatever you want.  Your parents never said you were good enough, that’s why you constantly seek approval.  Most psychologists contend that we can understand our current … Read More

Baggage in My Head

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By Bill Auxier, Ph.D. My niece had a beautiful wedding ceremony recently; exchanging vows before family and friends with the love of her life.  Our daughter was a bridesmaid and my wife and I were there in our aunt and uncle roles; our family was honored to both witness and participate.  Before we arrived I started thinking about how I … Read More