Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: mother

The parents I never had (2019)

In the previous post I wrote: And in a strange way I come to love the seemingly unlovable even more than those who might seem more easy to love. Does that make sense? I thank God for giving me that love to love with.”  So many thoughts and feelings, confided with the innocence of a […]


Comments on grief (2018)

I need to interrupt my Living Room story to tell you about something I’ve learned in recent years. Through therapy I learned that a couple of friends who had been very kind had become like parents to me – giving me the kind of love my parents had not provided when I was young. I […]


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