Updated: Jun 19
It's become common place in our modern world for femininity to get mixed up with being in the healer or mother role. Yet this doesn't make for satisfying romantic relationships.
Why embodying the Dark Mother archetype keeps men from acting like grown men.
I once had a dream in which my dress was all tangled up in a vacuum cleaner. The dress was black with a floral pattern, evoking the archetype of the devouring Dark Mother. It got me to thinking about the mistakes we make as women with men who are not showing up for us in our relationships.
When you're a healer sometimes you can forget that it's not your role to be the healer in all your relationships.