Mary was in tears--“My 30-year-old daughter, Jane, is so angry with me. She won’t even return my phone calls”. Jane wrote her mother an angry email. In it, she detailed a wide range of offenses her mother committed over many years. I read the email and could see that Jane was deeply angry and disappointed with her mom.
Her story reminded me of my relationship with my father. When I was a young adult, even into my early 30’s, I was very disappointed with my dad. My parents divorced when I was 13 years old. I felt that my father had abandoned me when he remarried and adopted my... Read More