How to Better Understand Your Parent

We sometimes struggle to understand a parent as they are now. Yet reaching back into our past to childhood can help build context.

As grown ups, we have a better ability to put our parents’ lives in perspective across the years if we take the time. We also have the emotional capacity and critical thinking skills to put our parent’s behavior into context. Actions that may not have made much sense then can become clearer now if we allow time to discern it. With time, we can come to accept our parents and their choices.

Read the full article here:  How to Accept Your Mother for the Person She Is or Was.