• Siblings, but Strangers – Part 3

    It’s been 5 months since I published the last update.  A lot has happened.   Here’s a recap of our outward life events: We quit sibling therapy  Amin fully recovered from his injury I delivered a […]

  • Siblings, but Strangers – Part 2

    Over the next couple of weeks, I read everything written about the Scapegoat and Golden Child pattern. When I realized how the Golden Child qualities are almost the same as Avoidants (which I researched and wrote about here in 2016), I panicked because my ex-husband is an Avoidant.

  • Siblings, but Strangers – Part 1

    At age 32, I wrapped up my life in New York in two weeks and moved in with Amin, my 30-year old brother in Seattle. I knew this day would come, but no one in my family had believed me. My longest standing gripe with my parents was that they had not enabled us to have a strong sibling relationship…

  • Luna: From Abandoned to Adored

    On January 1, 2018, six days after I moved to Bangalore, I wondered: what if….I rescued a dog? I had seen this on Facebook a few days before. Ankit had been feeding this dog for a couple of weeks, but could not take her in because he was preparing…

  • DJAC 2018: Celebrate Inner Conflict

    As humans, most of our daily decision-making is patterned and predictable. However, if we could zoom in on those instances where we stop and consciously think through our decisions, we might see our minds attempting to answer a single question: Who am I? In order to answer that…

  • Therapy: A 2-for-1 Deal

    I begged and begged to not have to go to therapy. But my Class Dean at Babson College wouldn’t have it. By the third year, she knew me as an ambitious, high-performing student who was determined to graduate a year early. And she saw what I couldn’t see at the time – that I needed…

Copyright © 2019 Sabrina Lakhani

Copyright © 2019 Sabrina Lakhani