“My mom was the first one in her family of seven to get a college degree and I’m extremely proud of her for that.”
You’re not unlovable because of what your parents put you through.
I am a true believer in that everything happens for a reason and that every obstacle you face in your life has lead you to where you are today.
“Is there something about me that is completely identical to you? Is there something about me that is completely the opposite of you?”
They’re the most body confident people on the planet.
Watching somebody die isn’t scary, or fearful, or sad. As my mom used to say, when somebody dies, the curtains of life are briefly opened.
I never once heard you complain about the financial part of it. I can’t even begin to imagine how much money you put into buying all my equipment and paying for tournament fees and club dues, but I’m forever thankful you did it.
I wonder if I have ever crossed your mind, if you’ve ever thought about me, ever thought about reaching out to me, and then stopped because you know better. Or have you simply forgotten I exist, blocking me from your mind completely?
Moms have gone through it all with you. They were your source of life.
You wish you could deny it, but your parents’ heartfelt concern when you’re down and out really does make you feel better instantaneously.