5 Lessons From My Mother That I Never Learned (and 1 that I did)

Though bound by immense love, my mother and I are not best friends. Because she doesn’t like talking about “unpleasant things,” we’ve never discussed this elephant in the room. So I arrived at this epiphany through things most brown families pretend aren’t real: children transitioning to adulthood, transparent conversations, misaligned expectations, and therapy.

Lookalikes: Mama and me