I’m reblogging Sleeping Tiger’s post because I could have written it. I can relate to every word. I used to think I was alone in going through these emotional gymnastics over something as innocuous as an email from my mother, but I’m glad to know I’m not.
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I just checked my email for the first time in a little while. And found an email from my mother with the subject line reading, “???”
I debated only for a moment whether to open it or not.
She wants to know if the email address is still valid and if it’s one she can communicate with me through.
I haven’t answered. I am shaking. I am confused and don’t know how or even whether to reply.
In my heart I don’t want to sever all ties. And I certainly don’t want this to be about the subject she emailed me about. Her will. .
It needs to be changed to follow the laws and guidelines of the state she moved to.
She wrote, …although I do not plan on dying soon…” (“I need to update blah, blah, blah.”)
I admit, I was happy to read that she…
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