We fucked like beasts. Like creatures. Like brutes. He knotted my hair around his fist and pushed me against the wall. I let him.
Once upon a time there was a little girl, her daddy called her his little princess. Daddy took his little princess everywhere with him, he was so proud of his daughter and people loved to see her riding beside her daddy in the car. Once upon a time there was a little boy whose mummy thought he was the best boy in the world. Mummy and her boy had slept together in the same bed since he was a baby.
My husband Andy had an early softball game tonight so the kids and I met him there to cheer him on. And by cheer him on I mean I tried to catch him at bat at least once while watching four-year-old Sophie climb all over the bleachers and feeding tiny cut-up grapes dinner to her two-year-old twin brothers. Near the softball there's a nice playground area, and Sophie knows this. I think Andy was only into his second inning when I finally gave in to Sophie's pleading and took the kids to the swings.
I lost my mom when I was In the beginning, I felt the lack of my mom deeply, in every experience we should have had together. One very hot summer day my dad and I were walking downtown together. I was wearing shorts and a tank top, and I had just recently started to notice that I was growing fine, light blonde hair on my legs and darker hair under my armpits.