THE NARRATIVE ARC

It Took a Wedding and Shots To Be Honest With My Dad

The truth that came out surprised us both

Edward Anderson
The Narrative Arc
Published in
5 min readMay 15, 2024

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An honest conversation between father and son.
My dad and I had an honest talk at a wedding. Image from Edward Anderson

My relationship with my father is not what could be called normal. He grew up without a dad, which impacted him in ways that I could not understand. And I am gay, which put an invisible barrier between us because he could not understand.

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Edward Anderson
The Narrative Arc

Edward has written hundreds of acclaimed true crime articles and has won numerous awards for his short stories. His most recent book is Barbenheimer.