Veronica Valli & Chip Somers


Veronica Valli & Chip Somers

  • 273: Mother Daughter Relationships with Hilary Mae

273: Mother Daughter Relationships with Hilary Mae

Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Explore the complexities of mother-daughter relationships with therapist Hilary Mae, offering practical advice and heartfelt stories.
42 minutes

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Veronica Valli & Chip Somers
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Understanding Mother-Daughter Dynamics with Hilary Mae

Episode Overview

  • Mother-daughter relationships are complex but manageable.
  • Healthy relationships include conflict and require good communication.
  • Unrealistic expectations can strain these relationships.
  • Daughters often model their behaviour on their mothers.
  • Therapy can help navigate these emotional dynamics.
We really put the mother-daughter relationship on a pedestal as far as what it's supposed to be like.
Mother-daughter relationships can be a rollercoaster, can't they? In this episode of Soberful, Veronica Valli and Chip Somers sit down with therapist Hilary Mae to tackle the complexities of this pivotal bond. Hilary, who specialises in mother-daughter dynamics, shares her wisdom on why these relationships can be so challenging yet rewarding. From the unrealistic expectations placed on mothers to the evolving needs of daughters as they grow, Hilary offers practical advice on how to navigate these emotional waters.
She highlights the importance of communication and understanding, stressing that a healthy relationship doesn't mean a conflict-free one. Instead, it's about learning to manage disagreements and support each other through life's various stages. Hilary's insights are not just theoretical; she shares real-life examples and anecdotes that make her advice relatable and actionable. If you're looking to improve your relationship with your mum or daughter, this episode is a must-listen.
It’s packed with valuable tips and heartfelt stories that will leave you feeling both informed and hopeful. So why not give it a go and see what you can learn about your own family dynamics?