Do you consider it a failure when you have to go to the garage because you’re having car trouble? Do you feel you have failed when you go to the dentist for your yearly check-up? What about going to the gym? Do you feel like a failure when you sign up for that gym membership because you should ...
As a creative, we push the boundaries. We rub people the wrong way, but dance between that and our desire for acceptance.
The texture of commitment hasn’t been a grandiose cinematic score. Daily, it feels more like a Bach Suite -- sweet, rhythmic, flowing, precise, simple.
When we feel open to talk about it… when we let the pain breathe… when we don’t feel judged and ostracized… that’s when things get a little easier.
The question is, how will she, my daughter, learn to function as an adult if she doesn't do all the things deemed normal for a 14-year-old girl?