When we transition into adulthood, our relationships with our parents often change. We enter a new, more independent phase of our lives. And we might find it tricky to break out of old patterns of relating. Suddenly, we aren’t just our parent’s children. We are now their adult children.
As we navigate this new phase, we might run into some roadblocks. We often find that we need to set new boundaries. We might also need to assert our independence in a way we haven’t before. In the article, 10 Signs You Might have Unhealthy Boundaries With Your Mom, Wellspace therapists weigh in on ways these parent-child relationships might be unhealthy.