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Tell Me About Your Mother

Dec 13, 2017

Maternal estrangement impacts tens of thousands of American women, but is still a fairly taboo topic. Writer Samantha Ladwig chronicled her estrangement from her mother in an essay in the June/July 2017 issue of Bust that went viral. In this episode, she talks us through her decision to separate from her mom, how she's...


Apr 21, 2017

Our relationships with our mothers are complicated, and that's especially true for women, each generation of which has lived through decades filled with changing norms and expectations. Your mom is likely the first female role model you had--good or bad. In Tell Me About Your Mother, journalist Amy Westervelt will talk...