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I Had To Let Go

The first time I let go, it felt like skydiving without a parachute; I thought I would spiral downward through the air and crash into the ground. I didn’t know what was waiting for me on the other side of that release, which is probably why I held on so long.

Being a teenager didn’t help. When I became a father at 18, my mind had already been trained to believe that my value was tied to what I could provide.

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Kern Carter

Kern Carter

| Read about my life as a full-time writer | Stories about Parenting, Passion, and Profit | Author of BOYS AND GIRLS SCREAMING

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