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When a mother needs her daughter to be perfect, this ensnares her in the "good daughter" trap.
Thundering applause and you take your bow. An audience of one holds you in her sights. Mom approves!
You have gotten into the college of your choice. You've scored a promotion or delivered mom's first grandchild.
Beaming proudly, mom has a self-satisfied look on her face. You've made her look good and that's what counts. You're golden.
So why do you feel like a...