How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Jeremy High Your Own Question
Jeremy High
Jeremy High,
Category: Mental Health
Satisfied Customers: 6
Experience:  Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) at Corizon Health Care At Crossroads Correctional Center
Type Your Mental Health Question Here...
Jeremy High is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Why can't I say " mom " to my mom, or "dad " to my dad ? I.e.

Customer Question

Why can't I say " mom " to my mom, or "dad " to my dad ? I.e. I say "hi", but I can't say" hi dad". I'm 59, and I can never remember being able to address my folks as " mom and dad ".
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Jeremy High replied 1 year ago.
Hello. I'm Jeremy a clinical social worker. I wonder if it's just the way your family is structured? Do you have siblings? Do they interact with your parents in the same way as you?