Immigrant Mothers & First-Generation Daughters

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There is a giant cultural chasm between many first generation Latinas and our immigrant mothers. We grow up in a society that is radically different from our mothers’ homeland. So many of the first generation women I have known experienced adolescent frustrations with their mothers that were further compounded by cultural miscommunication. Sometimes these clashes continue past adolescence and cause severe emotional hardships.

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