Listen to episode 3 of Bitch, Breathe! here. In this episode we get up close and personal to mom. Why does she always do that? Why do we always feel like we can never live up to her expectations? Why do we still try, even as adults? The mother-daughter relationship is a powerful one that, if we don’t find a way to heal or at least accept it as is, can hurt badly, and for a very long time. Find out some of the ways my mom and I, after 25 years of trying and failing, managed to build a loving and supportive relationship and how my mom finally became the mom I wanted and needed. By the way, the book I referred to was by Deborah Tannen: “You’re wearing that?” Find it at your local bookstore here.