Posts made in February, 2017

Comfort in Community: Finding Support in Unexpected Places

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in GoodTherapy | Comments Off on Comfort in Community: Finding Support in Unexpected Places

“She’s a little shy,” was our common refrain when someone asked our daughter a question and received no response. But we long suspected she was different. When our new-parent friends were excitedly talking about their baby’s first words, followed soon after by hilarious accounts of nonsensical word phases, eventually giving way to logical conversations they had with their kids, my daughter appeared generally unimpressed. My husband tried to comfort me by reminding me it’s okay that she is an introvert. Still, quiet conversations about what she was saying (or not saying) dominated our pillow talk for many nights. She was born with a life-threatening infection. While she...

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