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Unconditional Love?

It’s Mother’s day. (If you’re new here, that’s a content note. This story doesn’t end well. My mother’s day stories never do.) Here’s what a mother’s love looks like to me.  

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On emotional manipulation

Part of having a relationship with someone involves certain responsibilities towards them; the most relevant to me at this moment being the responsibility toward maintaining their well-being. Obviously the amount of responsibility depends on the type of relationship, but I … Continue reading

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On emotional manipulation

Warning: Emotional manipulation and talk of death/suicide. It started out so innocent. My grandmother asked if I wanted to wear a dress she’d found to my engagement party. I did not personally like the dress, and I expressed this, but … Continue reading

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