While women are shaped by culture, family values, and societal norms, probably one of the most important relationships and influencers women have is their relationship with their mothers. Needless to say, these relationships are often fraught with complexities fueled by the mothers life experiences, their own understanding of the world, their skills in setting (or not) boundaries, and their ability to be attuned to their daughters needs, desires, spirits and deepest selves.
Many women enter adulthood with unresolved mother/daughter issues that impact the quality of their lives, relationships, careers and mental health. Some might seek therapeutic or spiritual counseling and others might join a 12 step program. Some might walk away from the relationship while others might ignore the issue completely.
Joyce Lynn, my recent guest on Wise Woman Storytime discovered yet another avenue to healing her 40 year old wounded relationship with her mother. I invite you to listen to her story of how the nocturnal offerings of her dreams not only changed her mother/daughter relationship, they changed her life…..
You can visit Joyce’s website and order her book Plum Dream Diaries at https://joycelynn.com/
By Roberta Teller