Parenthood

Loving Your Flesh and Blood Ain’t Easy

Would you still love your children if they are different?

Agnes Louis
Jan 7 · 8 min read
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Photo by Liv Bruce on Unsplash

My body… is my parent’s?

Here is where my mother differed from the woman who took her 17-year-old to court.

What’s wrong with being lesbian?

“I can’t imagine if it’s my own kids,” she replied.

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Always mommy’s little girl. ©Agnes Louis

We understand that we are all different and it’s absolutely okay to be different.

This poses a whole new challenge for parents.

My love and actions speak about who I am and I am very clear about the kind of person I want to be.

I don’t care what others think about me.

Because as simple and easy as it sounds, loving someone is really NOT as simple and as easy as it sounds.

I am very fortunate to be surrounded by people who I know truly mean what they say when they tell me they love me. I’ve seen it time and time again.

If I cannot trust myself with my own body, who can I trust?

It’s confusing and terrifying.

Who should my children turn to in decision making when I’m gone if I keep making decisions for them?

Teach your children how to make the decision.
Give them advice, valuable input.

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Agnes Louis

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Writer by heart. Teacher (English, Yoga, Pilates) by trade. Avid reader. World traveller. Model. You can reach me at agneslouis3108@gmail.com.

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Writer by heart. Teacher (English, Yoga, Pilates) by trade. Avid reader. World traveller. Model. You can reach me at agneslouis3108@gmail.com.

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