Stone of stumbling and rock of offense (wordweaverlynn) wrote,
Stone of stumbling and rock of offense
wordweaverlynn

It's That Day Again

I'll let Charles Finlay speak for me.

Father’ Day is not a universal holiday. It doesn’t apply to all fathers. Your happy memories of your father are not the same as someone else’s happy memories of escaping their father.

Let’s not make everyone celebrate. And let’s not ever talk about “all dads.” That’s a category without meaning. To everyone who doesn’t celebrate Father’s Day, to everyone who avoids it because it brings up too many painful memories, this post is for you. Congratulations on escaping and surviving and being better people. You rock.


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