Pain, Loneliness, and Complicated: Motherless Daughters

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Imagine growing up in a world that does not include mothers. How can adolescent girls grow up without her mom? Here is the story of a girl; her and her mommy basically always had that best friend relationship. Mom always gave her opinion when it came to buying clothes, problems at school, and anything she asked her about. After a long day at school, the girl found out her immigration took her mom that February third morning. After two long, nightmarish weeks, the girl and her mom were reunited; her family one big happy family. Although they were reunited, they were only united for a month; her mom got sent off to India to go receive her VISA and come back home legally. She impatiently waits till she can see her mom again in the summer, and when her mom’s first interview rolls around, praying her family will be a one big happy family by September. Unfortunately, the world contains billions of adolescent daughters hat grow up without their mothers, this girl is not the only few. Motherless daughters are scarred mentally, physically, and socially, bump into walls as they as they mature, and how not having positive mother-daughter changes their lives dramatically. Motherless daughters have trouble thinking mentally. When losing a mother, at any age, can and will be difficult and painful, “our loneliness and vulnerability becomes painfully clear” (Garson). It is difficult to mourn with the loss of a parent, especially a mother, and the pain becomes obviously clear to the public, even if she doesn’t want the public to know about her personal story. Also, when a daughter has to go through the loss of her mother, it is extremely hard to ignore the issues of maturing. In a normal life cycle, girls struggle against their mother’s holding them close to break away and become an independent individual, if the mother dies during this time, the memories of a loving relationship of many years may be reduced to the most memorable fights. There is no chance to say, “I’m...
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