Why I Hate Mother’s Day

Andy Ostroy
2 min readMay 11, 2024

I know I’m not alone when I say “I hate Mother’s Day”. There are millions of us who dread this Hallmark orgy each year.

As I wrote last year, Mother’s Day for many is a dreaded day because not everyone has a mother. Some have a mother they don’t like. Or even love. Some have mothers who are neglectful. Or worse, physically and/or verbally abusive. Some have mothers who’ve died, died young, or died suddenly and…

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Andy Ostroy

Director, producer, podcaster, writer, resistor, non-profit-supporter of women filmmakers