This is constantly on my mind.

I wrote this piece here in the Writing Cooperative about the same issue. Writing has definitely been therapy for me as well. The usual advice is to use a pseudonym or write thinly veiled “fiction,” but so far I’m just staying away from some stories, as there’s plenty else to write about. But I dream about if my parents didn’t know about my writing, how freeing it would be.

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They darcyreeder.substack.com

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