But their buoyant temperament can swing over to anxiety and annoyance with rapidity — such as the time my mum accidentally smashed the bathroom door down because I was taking too long in the shower.
Frances, 32, Maryland My mother is an alcoholic.
I mean, I love my mother to death. This taught me how to resolve conflicts in a way where everyone can walk away happy.
While everyone has different relationships with their parents, if you find that your mother is way more of an open book than your other friends' mothers, that might not necessarily just mean she's sex-positive.
If that means taking more breaks from them, if that means finding a job, if that means going to the spa regularly, if that means traveling far to see friends or family, if that means having time for yourself every single day, if that means ranting on the phone to another mom, if that means letting them watch more TV, if that means hiring a cleaner, if that means finding a hobby…whatever it means.
My aunt was a flight attendant, so on the weeks she was home and not in the skies, she would read to me which ended up being the reason I fell in love with writing and play made-up games. Two years later, which was one year before my younger sister, Natalie, was born, he added a companion feature to his AAirpass, allowing him to bring another person along on any flight.