The Pressure To Do What Your Parents Want

(I know some adults and parent are very understanding, or grow as a parent as their children do. I am not necessarily saying parents that act this way are terrible. I know a lot of people are just doing the best they can with what they know and understand.) Everyone has experienced the feelings of…

who is to say what is worth knowing we only ever got anywhere by thinking outside of the box maybe we shouldn’t form our children into squares giving it to them “straight” saying what they need then condemning them for having a learning curve the realization that they were on a steady path no where…

my mom left for a while. she needed to know who she was. even i was uncertain of who she was. this woman i watched all my life, amazed, she could do no wrong, but as i grew older, i began to see every flaw. still, even those at times, seem to be perfect. i…

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Teacher: “Grace. Grace? What did I just say?” Me to myself: Shit, I did it again. Most teachers would ask me this on a regular basis in school. This was their favorite way to embarrass the shy little girl that was always in her imagination. Okay, maybe, it wasn’t their aim to embarrass me (but I…