by Michelle Krepak
“What if she forgets to turn the iron off or wakes up confused in the night or falls? What if she drives and gets into an accident and hurts herself or someone else?”
Like many of my clients, Laura was concerned about her mother’s advancing age and declining abilities. But more to the point, Laura came in for counseling regarding her own changing role with her mother. She complained that she was becoming her mother’s mother, and it felt uncomfortable for her.