Mother's Day can be a bittersweet holiday for those of us who didn't have the kind of relationship with their moms that was ready-made for a sunlit Kodak commercial. But, to paraphrase Tolstoy, happy mother-child relationships are all the same; every unhappy mother-child relationship is unhappy in its own way. Can you suss out the unique parenting fails in this quiz on the Worst Mothers of All Time?
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—Michael Y. Park is a writer living in New York City and a regular contributor to Details.com.