A Warning For Any Parent Whose Kid Asks Them To Check The Closet For ‘Monsters’

Every night when I tuck my kid in bed, he asked me to check the closet for monsters. Every night I try to pretend that monsters aren’t real:

It’s too bad monsters aren’t just things in children’s books. TC mark

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You look back and you just feel stupid.
You can’t forgive yourself for falling
or believing all the lies.
You reread every text.
You relive every memory.
And it all starts making sense β€”
he never wanted love.
He only wanted attention.
He only wanted validation.

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