2020 Round-Up: In Search of My Mother’s Garden, I Found My Own

Breaking generational cycles is hard f**king work. It is so easy to parent the way we were parented, blindly hand-down archaic attitudes, and hold our children to standards that predate our own existences. Our only hope to ensure that the generation we are raising will improve the world they are inheriting, is to make sure we are improving on the world we were given.

Breaking the Rules: Dysfunctional Family Dynamics

https://www.facebook.com/azhrsn/posts/10103023678860210 When my father died, I wrote an honest eulogy about the legacy of abuse and emotional unavailability he left behind. I wasn’t exactly processing his death as a means of saying goodbye, because I’d cut off ties with him nearly a decade previously. But the goodbye between us happened privately. And up until I… Continue reading Breaking the Rules: Dysfunctional Family Dynamics