” No one ever says that you are RIGHT to have issues with abusive family and that it is okay to stand up to them. ) Why can’t you say “mind your own business mom, that hurts my feelings” ~ It’s all about keeping the peace and harmony; as though the message is that love is acceptance of abuse! Why is it so important that we don’t rock the boat when it comes to ‘family’ no matter what they say? What about the time at a family wedding she told my cousin when we were both 19 years old, that it was okay if he slept with me because I was ‘on the pill’.
They say that if your mother comments on your weight because you are having a second slice of pumpkin pie you should just “let it go”… Why is it that it is up to the victim to learn to ‘let it go’ and accept people the (abusive) way that they are? What was her motive for saying that in front of the whole family? What made her think she had a right to say something like that, and to my COUSIN which made it seem even worse.
"The main one being there's also a huge bank account …
and that's not the case," she says with a wry smile.
In 2006, Lissa and her two sisters inherited the island from their father.
Faced with debt and dilapidation, they took a deep breath and decided to give it a clean, green, new lease of life.
The island has been in the Christie family for 50 years, formerly an Onassis-era ritzy resort run by Lissa's grandparents. I imagine it wasn't private enough for her." Despite its starry beginnings, Silver Island had in more recent times gone to seed.
"The guestbook from back then is a read," she says. The whitewashed villas, olive groves and beaches proved too much for Lissa's ageing family, who live between Greece and their adopted home of South Africa.
But Silver Island, a fragrant pine- and olive-clad islet off the coast of Evia is just that.Later removing her robe however, the star later displayed her famously risqué style as she glamorously headed into her party in a daring sheer beach cover-up.Blac left little to the imagination in her sexy of a sheer camouflage dress, which hugged her famous hourglass curves from head to toe, and was layered atop an equally skimpy bikini.” Even the articles about ‘setting boundary stuff’ are about ‘not engaging’ and not expecting them to change.I never read an article that says, if your family is abusive, humiliating, harassing, degrading or devaluing you, if your family or friends disrespect you privately or publically, then “stay away from them!