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Sometimes I forget that we never really grow up. Was chatting with my husband about childhood memories and I spiraled into tales of my mother’s negligence. I suddenly realized I was angry and flush and near tears. Still the sad, lonely little girl.

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I just got into an argument with my mother about economics, and barely saved it from devolvong into a "you give me a lot of attitude," v. "you never listen to me," discussion." I love her, and we get along great almost all the time, but god damn if we don't both want something from the other that neither of us are capable of giving. It's really weird to be a 30 year old man lamenting his relationship with his mom like this, but I imagine it's also stunningly normal.

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Completely understand. I’m nearly 40 and my mother still thinks I’m in a “rebellious phase” hahaha 😅

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