We don’t need to tell anyone listening to this podcast that it can be difficult to care for ourselves when we’re mentally ill.
Now add in the responsibilities and challenges of parenting.
In this 16-minute episode, Michelle, the adult daughter of a mother with bipolar disorder,
shares about the unpredictability and pains of that relationship.
We’ve named this “When a Parent Struggles with Mental Illness, Kids Can Struggle Too” for a reason.
Michelle, like many children in such situations, suffered.
Co-host/therapist Dr. Anita Sanz offers some counsel to parents who want to do right by their children,
even when they themselves are feeing “not right.”
We’ve linked to some resources below.
Related resources: www.familyaware.org/
Michelle’s website: www.michelleedickinson.com/