As a newlywed, I wondered more about what he would be doing now, and how our family would be different if he’d grown up with the rest of my siblings.
Now that I’m a parent, I see the situation much differently and understand better the impact his death had on my own parents.
You want to run away, but your problems are like misspelled tattoos that stay with you wherever you go. Don’t do these 20 things if you want to have a happier life together.
You wonder if everybody’s life is as chaotic as yours. Your child doesn’t act like the other children in the class.
Homework assignments guarantee a night of fights, slammed doors, and tears shed. Your husband gets fired again claiming all his bosses are jerks. Your sister cancels every time you plan to meet for dinner.
When a child maintenance amount has already been worked out, the person named as the parent has to pay until they can provide evidence they’re not the parent.
When the amount hasn’t been worked out, the service managing the case won’t work it out or ask for payment until the disagreement has been sorted out.
It really struck me as odd because as a young girl, I didn’t understand why having a baby would reduce one’s chances of having a happily-ever-after.
As I grew older, I gained greater insight in my Family Law class.
Kerry in 2014 wrote a book called Autism and Falling in Love based on his experiences trying to find love on the autism spectrum. When I started dating at 18 I had NO idea how to talk to people, let alone women.
Many of the people I dated had good intents, but they may not have understood some of the quirks that people on the spectrum like me may have. Ten years later as a 28-year-old adult, I embrace affection.
This guest post is by Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro, a motivational speaker, best-selling author, and one of the first TV talk show hosts who’s on the autism spectrum.