Hi there, I just caught your post and I'm glad you're reaching out for some help and advice! I know it's not easy to be honest about the way you're feeling, but that's really the only way to get the support you need. And, my first thought after reading your comments was to wonder if you've ever brought up these thoughts and feelings up with your doctor or a therapist? I think they might be your best bet in determining if the way your feeling is normal, or what steps you can take to try and bond/attach more with your daughter. Also, there's a book I've heard of called, Attachments: Why You Love, Feel, and ACT the Way You Do by Dr. Timothy E. Clinton. And, it goes into some detail on how we form attachments and how our history plays into the way we feel about others in our lives. So, it might be worth picking up online or at the library. Just a thought. Well, I'll be praying that you'll be able to form a really special connection with your daughter!View Thread
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