MOVE! EX­PERT AD­VICE

Move! - - HELP-A-SISTA -

Caro­line Phofi, who is a so­cial worker, says, “It is nor­mal to have such feel­ings for your mother, es­pe­cially with the way she mis­treated you. She hasn’t given you love, so it’s hard to give it to her. It is clear that your mother was hurt and has un­re­solved past is­sues that she will need to face and deal with. You are now 32 years old and need to re­alise that you can help your mother re­alise what she has done to you and your sis­ter was and still wrong. Restor­ing mother and daugh­ter re­la­tion­ship is a process that you need to be pre­pared to go through, and it’s pos­si­ble but not easy. If you are un­able to face her alone, get help from a pro­fes­sional who will me­di­ate.”

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