Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Maternal Connection

It’s cellular

My daughter said yesterday, “Mom, will you get a dog when I go to college?” The week before she said, “Mom, are you going to be okay when I’m gone?”

“I’ll be fine,” I tell her, “I’m already preparing. I just started a painting class!”

I’m very attached to my daughter. For years I’ve felt self-conscious about how much I love her. Even when she is a total…



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Laura DeMaisBerg

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