Relationship Advice Tips from Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D.

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Once you were your mother’s right arm, her champion and her savior.

In return she took care of you by paying for everything you needed, so you didn’t have to look for work or a life partner.

But now you want to think for yourself. You want your feelings to count, not just those of your mother’s.

But you are scared that if you show how your mind works differently, that your mother won’t like it, and take away your financial cushion.

Yet, you want to be free to make your own mistakes.

You love your mother and want a connection, but you want to share social moments because it feels good, not because you feel it is expected or that you will be punished if you don’t!

Watch this video and you will learn the 3 steps that you need to take, in the right order, to begin to be your own person without losing the love of your mother or your love toward her.

Stop the cycle of hate and resentment that is inherent in co-dependent relationships, and set yourself free.


You might need help to take these three steps from someone outside your family. That’s when it’s time to consider therapy to help the separation process that’s painful for both parties.



AUTHOR OF ‘Now You Want Me, Now You Don’t! Fear of Intimacy: ten ways to recognize it and ten ways to manage it in your relationships.”

Copyright, Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D. 2015

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Disclaimer: this video is for informational and educative purposes only. Dr. Raymond is not responsible for any reactions you may have when reading the content or using the suggestions therein. Interacting with this material does not constitute a therapeutic relationship with Dr. Jeanette Raymond