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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 dealt with it, and what she thinks the future holds.


Read Samantha's essay in Bust and her report on maternal estrangement in Vice's Broadly.