• When Your Seemingly ‘Nice' Parent Is Actually Toxic

    22 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    For my entire life, I have always had the mom that everyone wished was their mom. Or, at the very least, the mom who made most of my friends say, “Your mom is so great!” And she can be great at times, but there is a side to her that most of my friends have never seen...and it's not a good one.
    My mom is the “nice” mom to everyone else, but to me? She's toxic. It took me a really long time to get to that realization, but once I did, it completely changed our relationship.
    My mom was a stay-at-home mom my whole life, and her entire identity is wrapped up in everything that entails. As a...
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