How Do You Get Your Daughter to Talk with You?
Here's proof, straight from the girls themselves:
"My mom says she understands what I'm going through, but how? If she shared her past stories with me, I'd see the connection." — Claire, age 18
"My mom admits when she makes mistakes and that she is always working to become a better person. That makes it easy to talk to her. I would advise any mom not to play the 'I'm the parent and I'm all-knowing' card." — Jillian, age 15
"I think my mom tried so hard to be the perfect role model all the time that the shoes were too big to fill. I thought that I'd disappoint her if I made mistakes, so I showed her the best version of my life, not necessarily the accurate picture. In recent years, my mom has become more comfortable showing me the real side of her, and I, in turn, have too. We bonded the most by being honest." — Bethany, age 16
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