• I Need To Be The Parent To My Own Parent

    23 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Growing up, my mother had many suitors after her and my father divorced. She got married very quickly to a man she definitely wasn't in love with, as was apparent by the way she walked all over him and belittled him in front of us.
    It wasn't long before she started blowing off afternoons with us when we were teenagers to spend time with different men. It hit me hard one day when I was home from college and a friend of mine who was doing a summer internship where she worked spilled the dirty news after he'd had a few beers. “Your mother has quite the reputation at the office,” he said...
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