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Now… on with the post!
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For a long time, I thought I was going crazy. I’d convinced myself that something horribly wrong was about to happen. I thought I would be stabbed, shot, or arrested every time I left my apartment. I was sure that there was an impending disaster that would melt the…
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Powerful and beautiful.
My father died three weeks ago. He was in hospice, with all the pharmacological and technological assistance available to keep him comfortable and pain-free, but it was still, as deaths go, not a good one.
I had flown in hours after I’d heard about his fall. He was in late-stage heart and renal failure, and this fall was the beginning of the end. When I arrived, a nurse popped into the room to check on him. “Are you in pain?” she asked. “Just a little,” my dad said, joking through his wincing.
It didn’t have to end like this.
My father was born larger than life, to a family of larger than life people. DNA sequencing showed we are almost entirely Viking stock, no great surprise given the height and breadth of our bodies.
When my father turned 20, he was over 6’2 and 300lbs. His feats of athleticism echoed…
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If you are in a relationship (or just happened to have sex with someone who then became pregnant), and you are asked your opinion, go for it. If your help is asked for, and you can give it, do all that you can. But at no point is it ever your job to walk into a conversation with any woman and tell her that you disagree with her choice. It is not your place to legislate what her choice should be. And it’s ludicrous to make moral judgments on the outcomes of a scenario you will never, ever find yourself in. If you personally find it wrong, and would advise your partner against it if she asked your advice, fine. Enjoy that sentiment, revel in it, and keep it to yourself. Because as someone who will never have to deal with the physical and emotional repercussions of pregnancy…
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