cuz there is the pressure of being Perfekt and I’m so obviously not.
and then the trap of seeing your children as way more part of you than they actually are.
like their mistakes are my mistakes.
their troubles are my troubles.
i should have made different decisions but I didn’t and now I feel like
Monstrous Parenting Failure
welcomed home elderboy by unloading all my parental stress over my not being more proactive still with academic organization
which is not my natural strength either but I figured it out enough to get good grades and keep a job so I’m making it all about me.
now I am never going to leave my room because I don’t want to make more mistakes.
especially when your offspring exhibit symptoms too.
Quaker, teacher, parent,