Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Stop Using Daughters as Caretakers

Parents asking for their children to raise them is, sadly, not a new phenomenon

Photo by Caroline Hernandez on Unsplash

I was the youngest of five children, the only girl. My siblings were a good deal older than me, the next youngest being almost a decade older. My parents divorced when I was 8 years old and there were all sorts of splits in family loyalty, grudges, and in-fighting that…

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Odessa Denby

Odessa Denby

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Professional writer and editor, former expat. Conscientious lifestyle and relationships, mental health, and the arts. Instagram: des_the_crafty_fox