Dear Mother, I Love You But I Don’t Like You!

Hate to look at some ugly truths but Mother’s Day but is not the most loving holiday for many people. What if you don’t have a good relationship with your mother? Ever try to buy a greeting card for a mother that doesn’t fit the words?

It’s a hard day for some of us because it makes us look at some difficult truths about our parent- adult child relationship. If you’ve been lucky enough to find an older women in your life who can stand in for your mom, then you can celebrate her on this special day.

The following article suggests a good book to read on this topic as well as makes some suggestions for rebuilding the relationship with your mom.

Whether you and your mother get along or not, plan something nice for yourself on that day!


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Want to understand more about your relationship with your mom?


About Ilissa Banhazl

Ilissa Banhazl is a licensed marriage and family psychotherapist, former grade school teacher and holds a masters degree in reading. She has a private practice in Glendora, CA and lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. She specializes in adult, adolescent, individual, couple, and family relationship counseling as well as eating disorder treatment and recovery. She facilitates a Women’s Support Group in Glendora as well as a Women’s Disordered Eating & Body Image Group. Ilissa authors 3 therapy blogs, Marriage and Family, Eating Disorders and Group Therapy. You can follow her at FB and Twitter. or
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