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Alissa. Thank you. What an honor to be recognized in this. Raising sons is such a privilege and the fact that you published this on A's 18 birthday feels like such beautiful kismet. I am feeling all of the things today and this just walloped my heart. All my love to you and your boys. They are so lucky to have you.

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May 23, 2023Liked by Alissa Mears

Sobbing 😭 Your writing makes it all clearer and also somehow less defined. I love you. Please braid my hair tomorrow.

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Stunningly beautiful writing, easily one of the best things I've read recently!

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So much resonates in this essay Alissa! I don’t know where to start. Thank you for this beautiful essay.

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What a moving piece Alissa! This is such a personal topic; thank you for sharing it with us. I've gotten a glimpse into your desires as a mother, and that makes me feel closer to you. You manage to draw your reader in here, which is the best praise a writer can hope for. Good job!

Love this line. - " I want to yell FUCK YOU MY RELATIONSHIP WITH MY BOYS DEFIES YOUR EASY ASSUMPTIONS." XD

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