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Celebrating Mother's Day When you Don't Get Along with your Mum

Celebrating Mother's Day When you Don't Get Along with your Mum

As Mother’s Day looms ever closer in the UK, I find myself bombarded by messages, suggesting ways in which I can thank my mother for all that she has done and continues to do for me. For many people, including the clients I work with, these sentiments do not always resonate with their experience of having been mothered. For those of us whose experience does not match that of the kind, warm, nurturing mother we have all come to expect and hope for, Mother’s Day can be a struggle; a stinging reminder of a turbulent relationship, of criticism or rejection, or of a...
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