Although people are often pathologized and shamed for feeling hopeless, hopelessness is sometimes a natural reaction to an oppressive political climate. George Carlin and other artists show how embracing hopelessness can serve as motivation to create social change.
When we make children feel powerless, forcing them to submit to our will, this often generates intense anger, and just because that anger can’t be expressed at the moment doesn’t mean it disappears. 210 more words
As previously stated, Daniel and I live about three hours from our family. Most weekends, we travel back home and back together. It is a drive that we kind of dread, but we make it through. 590 more words
There were a few years that my mother had a boyfriend that lived with us.
He was the exact opposite of her. While she was what we could call “a free spirit” in that she really had no interest in having children, he had an extreme interest in everything we did. 157 more words