Plus, how to break the cycle if you're a parent yourself.
The effects of parentification can follow you into adulthood. Here’s what to look for and how to heal.
"My parents’ narrative looked true — we seemed to be living a 'privileged' life. But the reality was very different."
Rather than following in your parents' footsteps or bolting in the opposite direction, reflecting on the way you parent and making changes to your behavior can strengthen your relationship with your kids.
"'He’s going to be so mad that you lied to him for so long,' my mother warns."
There is no easy way to say, "I'm estranged from my mother." It's even harder to say, "I've cut my mother out of my life," clarifying that you are the one who has severed the bond.
Zuko, the fire-throwing cartoon prince, resonated so deeply with me as a kid.
“I cannot believe I'm sharing this with you guys,” Mowry said before spilling the tea on Instagram.
The budding music icon had teachers' backs at a 1970 picket line.
"As a child I really thought the Bermuda Triangle was going to pose a lot more problems for me than it actually has."