Author: <span class="vcard">Deirdre Madden</span>

Difficulties in Mother-Daughter Relationships

What are some typical reasons mother and daughter don’t get along? Why can this relationship prove particularly difficult for some? Typical reasons mother and daughter don’t get along: Letting go of the parent-child role (Separation): Tensions can arise when the daughter becomes an adult. From the mother’s perspective, the transition may be difficult because it …

Unhealthy Relationships: Types and Symptoms

  A relationship is where two or more people or groups are connected and behave towards each other. Human beings are complex. Therefore, relationships are complex. When we are in healthy relationship with another or a group, there is a feeling of reciprocity and both parties get their needs met. Relationships can be a source …

What is Family Dysfunction and How Can Change Occur

Families essentially operate as systems or organisms. A system is a collection of items which are interdependent and organised for a common purpose. For example, in car production, the product moves from station to station along an assembly line, with different workers performing various production tasks along the way. If a particular station is defective …