Dante’s Inferno would say that your particular hell involves staring into that eight-year-old’s innocent eyes everywhere you turn. I would agree.
If there are any obligations in your life that you continue to uphold, even though you aren’t particularly excited about them anymore, consider just dropping them.
Having the amount of connection with your family that is healthy and positive for you. There is no set amount of attachment that one needs with the people they were born into, and if you are in an abusive or hostile environment, you don’t owe anyone your time.
We wondered whether anyone else in the world emailed back and forth all day about Kierkegaard and Kim Kardashian.
I could turn this dark day into an opportunity for hope and transformation, fighting to keep Ebert’s work and his memory alive.