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Difficult Mothers

How I Said Goodbye To A Difficult Mother

Judith Newton | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
Judith Newton

My mother died on January 5, 2010. She was 101 years old. Our long association had been troubled from the time of my birth, and throughout my life, I'd found it challenging to choose cards for Mother's Day. So many expressed a gratitude and devotion I couldn't feel.

(S)Mother Love

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 04.30.2012 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Apter's willingness to take on a difficult subject -- difficult mothers -- is commendable. Her decision to restrict her attention to their adult children is, we believe, a lost opportunity.