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I treasure my abusive mother

Pain is relative and abusers are typically victims, too

NOTE: Major content and trigger warning for child abuse and suicide attempts.

Things I never remember my mom saying to me, not even once:

“I adore you.”

“You are so special.”

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Ex-Mormon queer feminist trauma-informed writer. Embracing complexity, nuance, slow conflict, unknowing, non-judgment, love. natashacoulis@gmail.com

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Natasha Coulis

Natasha Coulis

Ex-Mormon queer feminist trauma-informed writer. Embracing complexity, nuance, slow conflict, unknowing, non-judgment, love. natashacoulis@gmail.com

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