Posts by Paige Loren

Paige Loren has a degree in English Literature. She is creator of www.passionwriteslife.com. A writer’s blog dedicated to topics such as personal growth, self-discovery, creating positive change, and encouraging others to write their story, and share their life experiences.

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I Refuse to Inherit My Parents’ Pain and Problems

“I wonder how much of what weighs me down is not mine to carry.” ~Aditi

My dad once told me about his early experiences with my mother’s parents. He shared that he knew right from the start that there was something extremely off with them.

They were an elderly couple who would constantly curse at one another, belittle and embarrass each in front of others, and yell hate-filled words such as “I hate you,” “I wish you were dead,” and “I’d be better off without you.” He said the fighting would get so aggressive, that sometimes the police had to …