Posts tagged letting go
Letting Go

I tried to let go with your diagnosis of ADHD and no impulse control
I let go a little each time you lied to me over and over 
I let go some more when you moved out and I knew in my heart it would not be in your best interest
I let go even more when you went through substance abuse treatment and I begged you to tell me what was hurting you so much

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Life Lesson

He’s my lesson in patience and faith. My teacher of Letting Go.

After 2 ½ years of trying to conceive him, trying to create that family I craved, I left the fertility clinic and finally, finally just let go. No more. It was too much. I didn’t want to start “The Shots,” and I was exhausted from the incessant “why me’s” and “it’s not fair’s” that had ping-ponged in my brain for so long. I was tired of countless plastic sticks void of a double plus sign. I drove away that day metaphorically throwing my hands up in surrender. Impatience, fear, shame, resentment – I handed it all over.

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