It’s easy to feel adrift after such a tumultuous year. And yet, even in pandemic-free times, life still thrusts unwelcome changes upon us. Our kids grow up and leave home.
This was something I had never experienced before. I was feeling ashamed of the fact that I needed to get high in order to cope and function, and although M. (my boyfriend at the time) cared, he was not exactly the encouraging type, so I was in the other room.