People engage with the life they have, and they don’t want to be cured, or changed or eliminated — they want to be whoever it is that they’ve come to be.
Andrew Solomon said that. I love him. I do.
It’s a simple truth. But the complicated every day of how, how to guide, engage, and respond, in order to help your child be who they are here to be, that can be unbelievably complicated. For some.
I keep coming back to something I heard ages ago: Not all parents have the same job. I certainly don’t have the same job as most people I meet.
I have to change the way that feels by meeting more parents on a similar path. For the in-person, day to day stuff.
How about you? Have you found those on a similar path? Do you feel connected to an in-person community of people who *get* it?