“Neurotic projection was only a phrase for me, before I saw Manan practicing it regularly. I’m accused of things which are so evident in his own behavior – maybe it relieves him of guilt or inadequacy, but it’s getting completely intolerable,” I sense desperation in her message.
Is she asking for professional help? Will it change her outlook on the not-so-smooth relationship between her father and me, and which she always wanted to improve?
I need to extricate myself from knots before I can help my daughter, for she is ….. not destined to suffer the consequences of her father’s Karma … or mine.
She is an independent being, not a shadow of my perspectives.
Written for Six Sentence Stories