Do You Struggle With Mother's Day? It's OK – Me, Too by Tori Ulrich

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3 months ago
Do You Struggle With Mother's Day? It's OK – Me, Too

Mother's Day can be a tough day for me. My mother and I are long estranged after years of mess, and it's taken a lot of hard work to deal with what happened along the way. Sometimes I feel pangs of jealousy when I see my friends celebrate their moms so fiercely, or sadness when I think about what I missed, particularly mid-May. It's a hard thing this time of year, to be forced to re-face the fact that a parent dropped the ball, and I know there are other folks out there that feel this, too.

I stand in solidarity with you, folks that would like to skip Mother's Day. I will raise a glass to, and fiercely love all of my friend's moms, my friends as moms, strong women and badass working moms and all of the moms everywhere!

But I will also be glad when it's Monday.

Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
I am sorry, Tori Ulrich . Thank you for sharing this - I know many people who relate as well. Sending many hugs and lots of positive energy your way, chica! xoxo
Tori Ulrich
Thank you Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds ! I certainly also celebrate the moms I do know -- you are one of the great ones :) XO
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Very kind of you to say that. I do try very hard (yet often feel like I fail). The struggle is real, LOL! Thank you for all you share with us, Tori Ulrich ! xoxo
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
THANK YOU, Tori. I think this is a much needed perspective, especially this time of year.

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