The reality is, our child seeks our love from birth. Being pulled from the womb, it experiences fear of abandonment, so it seeks the love of its caretaker by imitating her, feeling if it is like her, she will love it, and thus always be there when it needs her.
If your family rejects a huge part of you, fine, but they don't get to claim they love you unconditionally. And if you let them get away with it, you're not giving them any reason to change.
If the source of love is indiscriminate, holding back from none, why do we human beings, who are recipients of this love, discriminate and hold back our love from certain others?
What is your relationship to unconditional love? Are you experiencing it now in your relationship? If not, why...? I have some thoughts: We "reo...