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Sarah Smith – You can’t make your family accept you, you can only accept that they don’t

My sister wouldn’t talk to me for almost five years. The original story from my perspective was she was mad at me for not working while I was getting multiple panic attacks a day while pregnant with my first son. At one point she even told me “Fuck your therapist and fuck your doctor, you [...]

By |2019-06-07T08:16:25-07:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

My Daughter Saved My Life – Jessie Gill

My daughter saved my life when I was 15. The thread was cobalt blue, and after I finished, I admired my work. At only thirteen, my embroidery was sloppy, but pride still swirled in my gut. The pride stemmed from accomplishment and mastery. Not a mastery of sewing skills, but as I stitched the letters [...]

By |2017-04-11T20:09:08-07:00March 29th, 2017|Categories: PTSD|Tags: , |1 Comment