A “Typical” Family

A “Typical” Family

There is no such thing as a “typical” family, but as far as outward appearance goes, my family has always looked like the “typical” family. I live in a house, I have pets, I go to a good school, I have a mom, a dad and siblings. Even though everything may seem...
A “Typical” Family

One Night

Something bad was in the air. Dad was on the phone with someone. He was angry. I overheard him saying “I will kill her tonight”. What followed was the worst night of my life and it ended with the police taking dad away. Mom was sitting on a sofa. She...
Daddy’s Girl

Daddy’s Girl

I unwillingly became fatherless at 27 years old. My Dad passed away peacefully, holding my hand from heart failure. I am thankfully and humbly the definition of a “Daddy’s girl.” My Dad showed me how to love, and be loved from a very young age. He...
I Never Had a Dad

I Never Had a Dad

I Never Had a Dad For as far back as I can remember, I never had a dad. I just came from one parent, I was a person who only had a mom. If someone had asked me about my parents when I was six years old, I would have had trouble answering the plural. It was just so...