Being Motherless: Reflections After a Year

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thedoseofreality
Content Creator Name: 
Ashley Taylor
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The Dose of Reality
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Heart
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Becoming a motherless mother was incredibly difficult, both because of the loss of the first connection I had to life and because of the complicated nature of our relationship. I did not anticipate all the ways it would impact me, and I chose the first anniversary of her death to reflect on that loss and to explore grief, in a real and honest way.