By GalTime Teen Parenting Expert, Barbara Greenberg, PhD
Is Mother's Day stressful for you?
Dear Dr. G.,
I know that parents usually write to you about their problems with their teenagers. Well, I'd like to turn this problem upside down and from the perspective of a 17-year-old teen daughter. That's me. Mother's Day is approaching and this is not an easy time for me.
You see since my parents got divorced last year, they fight all the time and they ask me questions about each other. My mother drives me crazy.
She asks me questions about my father's girlfriend and then if I say anything nice about the girlfriend, my mother gets all bummed out looking. I just can't win.
Well, my father is even worse. He calls my mom a blood-sucker and says that she's making him broke. Now, what am I supposed to do about that? I am not their lawyer. I am their kid, not their buddy.
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