shout out to people with abusive mothers who have to deal with the world acting like every single mother’s love is so expansive and unconditional and tender when that is the opposite of what we experienced
when i was in elementary school i was told by my teacher to stop using exclamation marks for every sentence and that they should only be used for exciting things and i remember feeling confused because i thought everything was exciting
this is the saddest thing I’ve ever read
grandad built this house with his bare hands, kids. most people use bricks but not grandad. he thought hands were bricks.