We were angry over-reactors literally headbutting the walls at the bar. Every glance from a stranger was a reason to defend your honor.
The problem was that I was seeing my life as a movie.
When he was two, I could never imagine five. When he was five, I could never imagine seven.
The negatives that are always so bright in our faces can usually overpower the positives that they create.
I thought about what it would be like to go back and tell myself in 2011 all that was about to happen.
The dates from our lives looked like quotes from science fiction novels dating back centuries.
Yes, it’s an exaggerated sense of fault in situations like these, but that’s how they become learning experiences.
When my son was very young and newly diagnosed with Autism, everyone was sure he would be “just fine”.
Even the least cynical person on the planet would have a tough time with this situation.
I’ve made a lot of changes since that day in 2012 but it didn’t happen overnight…