The Excuses We Make

“He loves you so much, he’s just really busy/unavailable/caught up with work/broke.” Really, the list goes on with reasons why my father wasn’t around. What I didn’t realize as a child is that this theme is very common, and even more epiphanic is that it truly had nothing to do with me. The U.S. census …

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Giving Up

“Giving up on your marriage”. It’s a phrase my friend said recently that hit me the wrong way. I took offense to it, and felt it like a punch to the gut. Because I have walked away from a toxic marriage. And I fought for that unhealthy marriage so hard. I drowned for that marriage. … Continue reading Giving Up