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...As we talked, Nancy described the inner turmoil she was facing as her parents got older. She grew up with a physically and emotionally abusive mother, and her father was gone much of the time, doing what most men of that generation did: making a living to support his family. Therefore, he wasn’t around to “interfere” with the raising of the children. Nancy had spent years in therapy learning to cope with her childhood issues. 

Read the full article on Agingcare to learn more about how to approach caring for parents who never cared for you:

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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