when I see families suing each other, that means they got the kind of disposable money I can’t relate to.
Hence, it’s difficult for me to relate to anybody in this story.
Call me classist if you wish…
childhood is full of multiple overlapping oppressions. But much like how women generally forget the actual pains of being in labor during childbirth after it’s over, most adults forget the worst of childhood and compress it into ‘stories”.
At 16, it might have been the right move for you. Today, probably not. Hindsight and all.