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Offensive Love

Making the choice to love even when it makes you tremble.

Jodi Cowles
Apr 17, 2019 · 5 min read

Four days away from five months old.

I feel like I’ve been holding my breath, waiting my daughter’s whole life for her to pass this marker — or maybe like I’ve been holding my breath for 32 years — ever since that February morning when I startled awake and started getting ready for school, before realizing it was…