Dismantled

Poem: Writing Prompt Journey Week 22

Often times we hear how blood is thicker than water, but in many cases our families can carry onto us their own burdens. We feel that we have to keep close to our “lineage” due to family obligations not realizing that the most toxic ones could be our blood. Our traumas, lack of confidence, or even codependency can stem from family obligations we feel we have to stick to. When do we decide enough is enough? When do we decide to make healthier decisions for ourselves, walk the path our lives are meant to be, and choose the direction we are meant to…

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