Mother-daughter relationships come in many different stripes. But all have one thing in common: They involve a complicated bond.
Nothing brings this to light more than the holidays — especially if your relationship has been strained and shaky.
On Mother’s Day, in particular, it can be “hard to figure out a way to honor a mom that has been difficult,” said Linda Mintle, Ph.D, marriage and family therapist and author of I Love My Mother, But…Practical Help to Get the Most Out of Your Relationship. I spoke with Mintle for my article on mother-daughter relationships. (Stay tuned!) And I wanted to share her straightforward and wise advice.
So how do you honor your mother when your relationship is thorny?
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