Diagnosing Your Mother

I understand why you want a diagnosis for your mom or dad; it would validate your experience. If you could get an official label for their behavior, an official reason for why they are the way they are, you could rest easy that you are justified in your struggles with them. And yes, that might […]

When your child has a borderline grandmother

When you have a complicated relationship with your mother, it’s that much harder to navigate your child’s relationship with her. Whether or not your child has a borderline grandmother (or grandfather) or another kind of family dysfunction, I hope this post will give you insight. The neglectful grandparent When grandparents have been neglectful parents pattern […]