There Are So Many Ways To Be Afraid Of Being A Mother

The Establishment
Dec 15, 2015 · 11 min read

By July Westhale

‘Mother’ by Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

I am afraid I will pass down the ways I’ve been hurt and harmed in the world by parental figures.

MM y partner is almost 10 years older than I am, and the conversation of having children has, unsurprisingly, arisen multiple times. I’m turning 29 in a few weeks, which…