A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

Why Staying Together for the Children Isn’t Always the Best Solution

Children know things are bad.

Photo by Josue Michel on Unsplash

The little girl cowered in the hall closet, holding her hands over her ears. Her parents were shouting again. She was terrified something awful was going to happen.

She’d had nightmares that her Mom would be killed. Even though her father hadn’t hit her Mom in front of her…

Because the moment a child is born, a parent is born, too.

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L.A. Strucke

L.A. Strucke

Writer, Songwriter. Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Highlights for Children and Guideposts. Editor of The Creative Project.

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