In the spring of my single mother started having sleepovers. I noticed because I was seven and we shared a bedroom in our small rented apartment, so I could see a new person sleeping in the bottom bunk. Her name was Carol  and she taught fifth grade in a nearby rural Arkansas town. As the months went by we saw a lot of Carol.
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Why do mother-daughter relationships have to be so complicated? When I was an adolescent, I vividly recall despising my mother. There was a point in my childhood that lasted about two years or so when I could barely stand to be in the same room with my mother. Our communication consisted of screams and angry silences. Our every interaction was infused with thinly-veiled contempt. I hated her. She loved and, therefore, tolerated me.
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A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What's that suppose to mean? In my heart, it don't mean a thing.
Mother-daughter relationships are among the most significant of our lives, but they can also be the trickiest to manage. Here, six things that happy mommy-daughter pairs do differently than everyone else. According to the authors of Too Close for Comfort? Questioning the Intimacy of Today's New Mother-Daughter Relationship , a healthy mother-daughter relationship allows the daughter to fall down and learn how to pick herself up without mom's help. While there are certainly times at which everybody "needs" their mother's TLC or assistance with a difficult situation, a healthy dynamic encourages the daughter's growth away from the mother.