The Motherload
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The Motherload

You Do Not Come Into This World Alone

Your mother is there the whole time.

“You come into this world alone, and you leave it alone” has always been a quote that has rubbed me the wrong way. It seemed so harsh, so cold, so dark. It seemed as if it lacked love, empathy, and the miracle that stitches together all of our lives. It’s a phrase that has always made me crinkle my nose in distaste — although I could…

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Megan Minutillo

Essayist, poet, and theatre producer. I write stories about self-awareness, IVF, and finding your footing in life’s messy moments. Instagram: @meganminutillo.