Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

The Time I Erased My Mother’s Face

Trying to earn her love, looking for our worth

There was no follow-up plan when she left, moving across the states to start her new life. Despite the pain her behaviors caused, my mother’s mental disarray was hard for me to recognize as a young teen. Instead, I focused my energy on surviving being motherless for the onset of my high school years, regardless of the reasons…

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Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Mental health advocate, anxiety juggler, abuse escape artist, maternal aura. Personal stories. Some hints of humor. A diamond in the rough is still a diamond.