Tag: father

  • Erosion: CPTSD in 100 words

    “You won’t get it.” That was my father’s response when I told him I was among the finalists for the Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. This was a big deal. The full ride, a four-year scholarship covering tuition, books, room and board. It was proof. Wasn’t it? I had done well. I was worthy. Wasn’t I? My excitement, my hope…

  • Instead of Mother’s Day / Father’s Day

    That’s it. No more Mother’s Day for me.  No more Father’s Day for me.  I’m done. I know I can’t be the only person who watches their social media feeds fill up with heartfelt tributes to moms and dads, and feel, well, left out. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day for me are not filled with…