Jennette McCurdyHas written her way into an entirely new perspective.

Nickelodeon’s star of Nickelodeon reflected upon how she wrote her memoir. I’m Glad My Mom DiedAfter suffering parental abuse as a child,, felt differently about her mom.

Jennette talked about grief for her mother in an interview that she did on Aug. 9. Good Morning America. “I would feel very angry at her for grieving me.”

Jennette stated that she didn’t feel like her mother (who died from cancer in 2013) deserved “my tears and my sadness” and was abusive.

Jennette shared her feelings that her writing her memoir had changed the way she grieved. She said, “It helped me to grieve in an easy way. It made it easier for me to miss her.” It was possible only because of the healing through writing the book.