Ep 130: Michele Filgate on Our Relationships with Our Mothers

Author and editor  Michele Filgate discusses her recent anthology “What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About” which grew out of her essay of the same name. Michele was abused by her step father growing up but she and her mother never talked about it, leaving Michele to struggle on her own. In this episode she shares how she worked through her fractured relationship with her mother and the feelings  of failure that run deep in their dynamic. The stories she shares from her book of essays further explores this important yet often complicated relationship with mothers.

Learn more about Michele @: www.michelefilgate.com

Sara Singer Schiff