World Suicide Prevention DaySeptember 10, 2020
“I’m fat, old, and out of shape,” I said in a matter of fact way as I entered the van.
“Honey, you’re not fat, you’re beautiful,” my husband said as he leaned over to kiss me.
His comment made me stop in my tracks. Was my husband of almost 25 years saying being fat means you’re not beautiful? Are they mutually exclusive?
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Tina Szymczak is a 40-something mom and wife with two spirited boys. She has worked in early intervention and as an advocate resource for families with a loved one with a disability. Now she also writes a blog about raising children with complex needs, trying not to lose your sense of self as you parent, and her struggles with mental health.