Sarah Koster wrote:..... There is a long history of abuse, denial and covering things up in my family. I guess some of my grandparents tried to give their kids better lives than they had, but still everybody ended really dysfunctional. I'm really afraid that I am not going to be able to have kids, and I feel like I am running out of time. 36 and still in some ways at the developmental stages of a teenager?....
Nancy said "Then you need an escape plan!
John Weiland wrote:
In a strange way, yours is an appropriate post for 'Memorial Day'...... with your rant, you are memorializing what was and has been lost, possibly in the obvious way with the descriptions of a sane lifestyle(s) that have been lost over time, but just as much about the loss of your soul and the trajectory into maturity that you and so many desire. Strength to you in the formidable task of carving out a life for yourself and those you come to love.
I can't just scrub the pan because it's cast iron,