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The Motherload

The Energy of Worry

It’s possible to replace it with something else.

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash

My daughter, a formerly straight-A student is getting a D in chemistry. A D. I find myself twisting into a knot of worry whenever I think about it. Does this D mean she will turn into a dropout? Does it mean that she won’t get into college?

And part of me doesn’t give a fuck.

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Laura Culberg

Laura Culberg

I write about seemingly mundane experiences that are relatable because we are human. Subscribe on Substack to get my stories directly: lauraculberg.substack.com