The Connection Between Self-Sabotage and the Mother Wound

Not something I’d normally post on here but this is so important I had to share. It brought up energies for me and is beautifully and compassionately written. Not just for women but for all of us who have or have had a mother.

I highly recommend reading this article from Bethany Webster at Womb of Light
With love, peace and blessings

Womb Of Light

Self-sabotage is when we are excited about a goal but we unconsciously create obstacles that directly prevent that the achievement of that goal.

Alet Pilon

For some women–being big, visible and powerful may unconsciously feel like a betrayal of their mothers . . . and to relieve this unconscious guilt, they self-sabotage. 

The connection between the mother wound and self-sabotage is rather complex. I’ll do my best to eludicate this connection in this blog article. (I suggest grabbing a cup of tea and sitting in a comfy chair. This is a longer article!)

This pattern starts very early in our development and that’s why it can be so insidious.  Children are biologically hard-wired to seek mother’s approval at all costs to ensure their survival.

Frederic Leighton

As adult women, this pattern may still be unconsciously operating. We may still feel like our happiness rests on the happiness of our mother. You may observe…

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