Family and Relationships
You can belong to yourself, but it’s lonely, and you can belong to others, but there’s loss built into that, in uncountable forms.
I lie on the couch in the living room and feel a deep sense of shame, because I’ve increased our debt by getting sick.
Daniela can’t stand Lisa. Exactly why, I’m not sure. I can see her criticizing Lisa, who is her boss, but Daniela’s anger goes well beyond mere criticism. I suspect her rage stems in part from their age difference.
That year, all our fathers had died or were getting ready to, and they were not taking it well, that is for sure.