Caregiver guilt is a cruel and controlling emotion that is way over-used by most people. For the next three days I’m going to be sharing short videos that will help you get rid of that rotten feeling in the pit of your stomach that makes you feel like you’ve done something wrong or have failed to meet an obligation.
Today’s video is based on a letter my mother wrote to me. It’s about eight minutes long, and as you watch it, I’d like for you to think about whether her feelings of guilt were self-imposed, or whether they were imposed upon her by my dad. I’d love to know if you’ve ever had a similar experience and if you think she should have felt guilty for leaving Quentin home alone.
Come back tomorrow to see the video about how to identify the guilt-trippers in your life.