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March 16, 2015 5:00 PM

Carolyn Hax: Mother, only daughter bond despite their differences

I’m an only child who takes after my father and have settled in a city across the country from my parents. My mother had a very idealistic view of mother-daughter relationships – for years she compared my behavior to that of her friends’ children, sighed over my life choices, and generally voiced her displeasure that our bond “was not what it should be.”

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