My Daughter’s Childhood Makes Me Feel Resentful

As I watch her grow up, my inner child can’t help but ask “why didn’t I have that too?”

Laura Fox
Family Matters
Published in
5 min readJan 13, 2024

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Photo by Jonathan Borba on Unsplash

“Go away! Don’t touch me!”

My daughter, is sulking behind the sofa. Although her words are trying to push me away, I know that what she needs most is to know I am still here.

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Laura Fox
Family Matters

I write to heal myself and others. Instagram: @laure_e_fox_