Nov 9, 2023Liked by Ashley Kelsch

Right before my birthday last year; it would have fit. I'm sorry. I know that when my mother goes I will probably feel totally alone in this world. On the other hand, I won't have to carry all that weight around anymore. (My mother isn't an addict unless by addict you mean workaholism, or addicted to complaining. I was trying to talk to her about the effects of something that happened decades ago. She cut me off with, "I know I was a bad mom." with an implied 'shut up.' I did not say, "I thought we had established that decades ago - I was talking about something else," which is what came to mind.)

At least you have that your mom was proud of you.


it's been years and years since i heard that

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