You’re going to get used to it all—cause you’ve got to.
I still have a difficult time expressing how I feel. There are times where I feel disconnected from the world and times where I feel like no one will ever understand me.
First things first it will always be hard, but it does get easier as time passes.
Siblings are built in friends you occasionally want to punch in the face. How is it that on one hand, you’d take a literal bullet for them, and on the other, you want them to JUST SHUT UP, PLEASE WOULD YOU BE QUIET???!
My husband and I are and will continue to be our child’s parents.
Being related to someone does not give you a free pass to hurt them.
Since you are not a child, your parents may think it’s appropriate to discuss every aspect of the divorce with you. It is important to decide how comfortable you are playing the role of “shoulder to cry on.”
How do we cope with our parents getting older? How do we prepare ourselves emotionally with the fact one day they will die? How do we come to terms with the looming possibility of losing them?
So many months of trying, of tracking, of ingesting hormones, of blood draws and medical appointments. So much time and effort. So many tears shed.
You were my best friend, my partner in crime, and my ultimate cheerleader. I loved you despite your flaws.