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How to Deal with a Difficult Mother

How to Deal with a Difficult Mother

  Dealing with a difficult mother can leave a daughter wondering if she is worthy of love.   From infancy and beyond, every daughter learns who she is, how to love and be loved, first from her relationship with her mother. This relationship is the foundation...

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Estranged Daughter to Mom: 12 Things I Wished You Knew

Estranged Daughter to Mom: 12 Things I Wished You Knew

( Estranged Daughter to Mom: 12 Things I Wished You Knew )   ( If you'd rather listen- go to the end of the post for the audio version) You've cut Mom off...and she doesn't understand why. Even worse, she doesn't seem to understand that her attempts to reach you...

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Controlling Mom? 5 Steps to Break Free

Controlling Mom? 5 Steps to Break Free

( How to break free from an overbearing and controlling mother) A manipulative, intrusive, overbearing, micromanaging.... controlling Mother can make your life miserable.   In the extreme, it can be soul-crushing and do violence to your sense of agency, leaving...

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Why Am I  So Hard On Mothers?

Why Am I So Hard On Mothers?

( If you would rather listen -go to the end of the post for the audio version) If you've landed here... you know I've created an entire website devoted to calling out difficult mothers and helping their daughters. Yikes! I've taken the hardest job on the planet...

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