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Hidden in Plain Sight: Healing from an Emotionally Absent Mother

by Co-founder Naureen Ahmed

I saw you today.

You were standing in your bedroom by the window. I saw your face—the curve of your lips, the turn of your nose, the soft pores of your cheeks. You were quiet while I soaked you in. So beautiful. Just the way I remember. Your soft hands, I can almost feel them.

I moved in front of you and stared into your eyes. Those vacant eyes of yours. And then I spoke…

You irritated me. All you did was talk about the past, like a broken record. The whole world moved on, but you. Life passed you by, and you hardly even noticed.

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