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😄 I didn't get to see Crater Lake on that trip but I did see it on a cross country trip I made with my brother and youngest sister in the 70's. We'd call home every night to let our parents know we were alright and where we were.  My mom would tell ...
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Jane, I had a great aunt who lived in Portand.  I had a lovely visit with her about 10 years after Mt. St. Helen's erupted.  It was extraordinary to see the still visible destruction as well as the rebirth.  My mom had been on a visit 5 years before ...
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"should I keep trying to get her to see me for the person that I truly am and to stop verbally and emotionally abusing me" You have two wonderful answers already, but I want to give you a short answer from a 'natural' daughter who has experienced som...
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I've been a caretaker almost all my life -- starting as a pre-school child helping kids my mom took to school get themselves and all their stuff (don't forget your lunchbox!) out of her car.  I said my uncle was the last person I'd take care of, but ...
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Decades ago someone told me that the only way she had found to cope with her mother was to understand that what she wanted from her mother, her mother didn't have in her to give.  At the time, I didn't understand.  There's even a saying for it:  You ...
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😄 I didn't get to see Crater Lake on that trip but I did see it on a cross country trip I made with my brother and youngest sister in the 70's. We'd call home every night to let our parents know we were alright and where we were.  My mom would tell ...
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Jane, I had a great aunt who lived in Portand.  I had a lovely visit with her about 10 years after Mt. St. Helen's erupted.  It was extraordinary to see the still visible destruction as well as the rebirth.  My mom had been on a visit 5 years before ...
delsur 09-19-2021 05:48 AM
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"should I keep trying to get her to see me for the person that I truly am and to stop verbally and emotionally abusing me" You have two wonderful answers already, but I want to give you a short answer from a 'natural' daughter who has experienced som...
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I've been a caretaker almost all my life -- starting as a pre-school child helping kids my mom took to school get themselves and all their stuff (don't forget your lunchbox!) out of her car.  I said my uncle was the last person I'd take care of, but ...
delsur 09-09-2021 04:50 PM
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Decades ago someone told me that the only way she had found to cope with her mother was to understand that what she wanted from her mother, her mother didn't have in her to give.  At the time, I didn't understand.  There's even a saying for it:  You ...
delsur 09-09-2021 07:04 AM
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😄 I didn't get to see Crater Lake on that trip but I did see it on a cross country trip I made with my brother and youngest sister in the 70's. We'd call home every night to let our parents know we were alright and where we were.  My mom would tell ...
delsur 09-20-2021 06:23 AM
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Jane, I had a great aunt who lived in Portand.  I had a lovely visit with her about 10 years after Mt. St. Helen's erupted.  It was extraordinary to see the still visible destruction as well as the rebirth.  My mom had been on a visit 5 years before ...
delsur 09-19-2021 05:48 AM
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"should I keep trying to get her to see me for the person that I truly am and to stop verbally and emotionally abusing me" You have two wonderful answers already, but I want to give you a short answer from a 'natural' daughter who has experienced som...
delsur 09-09-2021 05:33 PM
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I've been a caretaker almost all my life -- starting as a pre-school child helping kids my mom took to school get themselves and all their stuff (don't forget your lunchbox!) out of her car.  I said my uncle was the last person I'd take care of, but ...
delsur 09-09-2021 04:50 PM
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Decades ago someone told me that the only way she had found to cope with her mother was to understand that what she wanted from her mother, her mother didn't have in her to give.  At the time, I didn't understand.  There's even a saying for it:  You ...
delsur 09-09-2021 07:04 AM
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