Monthly Archives: October 2015

MSbP is a Family Systems Illness

What is a Family Systems Illness? Most people have heard the term “the alcoholic family”.  Alcoholism doesn’t just affect one person; it affects the entire family unit.  Social scientists and psychologists call it a “family systems illness”; it is the family that is pathological, not the individual. The alcoholic family is comprised of the alcoholic, the adult enabler […]
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Two Reasons Why SIDS Can be Undiagnosed Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Reason 1

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) became popularized in the 1980s. It is a term used as a cause of death when an infant dies suddenly of unknown causes. Contrary to popular belief, SIDS has been debunked as an actual disease entity. There are two main reasons for this. I explain the first one in this […]
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Meet My Family–The Narcissist, The Manipulator, and Me

My Dad, the Narcissist… My dad is a narcissist who was manipulated by my mom.  He saw Billy Graham as a young man, and then wanted to become Billy Graham, but for all the wrong reasons, and mom preyed upon those ambitions.  The performance as an evangelist wooed him away from the sincerity of talking […]
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Family Triangulation Part Four: Lines Break

In the previous entry, I mentioned my paternal grandmother’s role in creating an unhealthy family dynamic. My father’s mother was a likely candidate for one if not more mental health issues, including Munchausen’s by proxy. Her children had  illnesses no doctor ever diagnosed; four of them died without clear cause or record, before the age […]
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Family Triangulation Part Three: Crossing Lines

In the previous entry, I discussed the confusing tangle of alliances that formed between my father, his siblings, and their parents.  This entry will delve deeper into the dynamics centered around my grandmother. Motherhood is spelled “Me” My grandmother gave birth to her first child at age 16, and her twelfth pregnancy occurred when she […]
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