A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

Falling in Love with my Sons’ Girlfriends

One of many things they leave out of parenting manuals.

Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash

I am aware every day here in my early 60s of a strange sadness and pain that will likely never leave me. It’s not a singular sensation. It’s a grouping of memories and hopes and dreams. I fell in love with a number of my sons’ girlfriends during the nutso, crazy time of their teens and early twenties…

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