First, we started to bicker at Cherry Hill Mall because my mom said that I was constantly on my phone and had a reoccurring attitude that needed to be stopped immediately or else there would be consequences. All I wanted was to go shopping and spend time with my mom, but she assumed that I did not want to be there based on the impolite facial expressions and disrespectful tone she believed that I was giving her. After our small argument, I did not want to be at the mall anymore because I was tired of fighting all of the time. I just wanted to have at least one good day with my mom, but it seemed that it was impossible for us to get along.
My mom continued to threaten me by saying that she was going to take my phone away becaus...
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...how we had been feeling over the past couple of months. My mom felt lonely and that she had no one by her side, while I had the feeling that my mom no longer cared about me. I asked my mom if she hated me, and she asked if I was insane. My mom said, “How could I hate my own daughter? Especially you with your goofy personality and caring heart” This made me feel much better and at this point I just wanted to hug my mom. We both agreed that we should have spoken sooner about our feelings instead of holding them in. By holding in our feelings, we let our anger increase and eventually we both burst like bubbles. Soon after, my mom and I hugged for a great amount of time and agreed to never let arguments get this far again. Rather than going to bed with the fight in the back of our minds, we made some popcorn and watched the Goonies in my living room just like old times.
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