When you have a child that is non-neurotypical, the mother-child bond is often tested. But that’s not the only relationship that is affected.
There’s the relationship with your spouse or partner, your other children, your siblings and your friends. And then there’s the relationship with your mother.
Before I became a mom, I was keenly aware that moms were a distinct breed, part of a “Members Only” club. They looked and acted different from me, possessing a rare combination of intelligence, cynicism, condescension and empathy that I couldn’t quite put my finger on.Read more on themighty.com