My Uncle Trashed My Self-Esteem With One Comment — I Will Never Forgive Him

This happened in 1994, and I vowed never to speak to him again.

Chrissie Massey
New Writers Welcome
8 min readFeb 16, 2024

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Photo by Adam Birkett on Unsplash

I spent a summer with my uncle and his family. He thought he was being helpful, but his words sliced my heart and plummeted me into despair. I don't think he meant to hurt me, but he did.

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Chrissie Massey
New Writers Welcome

Spent my adult life writing online for many publications — both online & print. Now, I’m finding my voice, and sharing it with the world. she/her