Other People's Problems

Sloane: Ending it with an abusive mom

As Sloane prepares to welcome her first child, she confronts the painful relationship she has with her own mother and her wish the relationship could end.
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"I just want to move on with my life." - Sloane

As Sloane prepares to welcome her first child, she confronts the painful relationship she has with her own mother and her wish the relationship could end.

Listen for:

  • Sloane does not want to repeat the abusive behaviour of her parents in her own family now.
  • Sloane and Hillary discuss how it is normal for someone who grew up in abuse to crave an escape from their relationships with their parents. Sloane feels guilty about that.
  • People change, and boundaries can change in response.
     

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