Division of Labor: When You Crave Order and Your Family Doesn’t
“My parents had a shared language I didn’t understand, messes I couldn’t always be there to tidy.”
“And what are you here for today?” a nurse asked my mother.
Enter your email address to receive notifications for author Rachel Klein
Confirmation link sent to your email to add you to notification list for author Rachel Klein
More by this author
“I saw that God I’d been so determined to believe in not as an absolute, but as a construct that couldn’t take a joke.”
More in this series
We remember only a version of the story, and we tell only a fraction of that version. And sometimes, even that will fail us.
If cancer and trauma are hereditary, is it not my responsibility to do everything in my power to ensure neither my children nor I have to suffer?