Finding an Escape Route

Adult Children Dealing with Toxic Parents

Last week I got some of the best news I have gotten in a while: I am pregnant with my second child and my husband’s first. This is something that we wanted. This is something that I was prepared for this time around. But it leaves me remembering the impact my first pregnancy had on me mentally… and what it taught me about my mother, which has only morphed over the years into the full realization that she is, in fact, a toxic part of my life.

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Jude Catapano

Jude Catapano

Pronouns: they/them/their + Email: ajcatapanowrites@gmail.com + URL: judecatapano.medium.com + IG: @jude_catapano_art

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