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It’s Not a Child’s Job to Heal Their Wounded Mother

We need to break up with people who hurt us — especially if they’re our parents

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MyMy friend is in a relationship with her mother. Not a romantic relationship, but an emotional relationship nonetheless, and it’s not as rare as it might sound. Growing up, I envied the closeness the two shared — I, too, wanted a mom I could talk…




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