Category Archives: Family Relations

Looking After My Demented Father-in-Law

With a demented elderly at home, it’s never easy, but, we all still, learn to cope with the various situations that surface from day to day, translated… Since my mother-in-law passed, my father-in-law had been, living alone in their home, … Continue reading

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Mommy Backrub

Memories we’d made together, now we have a chance, to remake it again, translated… At the beginning of this year, my mother had an accidental fall, after her surgery, her health declined quickly, not only did she became slow to … Continue reading

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A Mother to You…

    A mother to you, I will never be, because (get a hold of THIS!!!) you did NOT get pulled out of my VAGINA, therefore, I have no need, no obligations, to give you the god DAMN love you’d … Continue reading

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A Trip with Dad

Sharing this trip with him, it’d, made you feel closer than never before to your own father, translated… My father drove the black SUV, winded along the colorful landscapes of Taiwan Route 14. The wind is blowing, the fogs, swaying, … Continue reading

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The Hardships of a Blended Family

On filial relationships, translated… My husband and I both had a marriage before we met, we both brought along a daughter each.  Marriage is the merging of two families, it’s naturally uneasy, and second marriages are combining FOUR families together, … Continue reading

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Love & Hurt

Problems that “stemmed” from her family of origin, and now, she’d actively decided, to NOT pass it down!  Translated… From reading the article “Even Though I Love Her” from last month, I felt connected to the writer, as I too, … Continue reading

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Belated Words of Praise

This, is what ALL daughters-in-law are, waiting for, from their, mothers-in-law, isn’t it???  Between a mother and a daughter-in-law, translated… What made my mother happiest in her life, was hearing from my paternal grandmother, “You are, a more than fitting, … Continue reading

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