When They Send Money Back Home But It Hurts You
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Growing up, Leslie saw her parents send supplies and money to relatives in the Dominican Republic, even as her family struggled financially. It bothered her, but she was afraid her parents would call her selfish if she said anything. Catalina Fortich, a licensed marriage and family therapist, helps us rethink that label.

Our expert this week is Catalina Fortich, a marriage and family therapist with her own private practice based in South Florida. If you loved this episode, be sure to check out Struggling to Become More than a Dutiful Daughter and She's Stuck in a Family Triangle.

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