This Is Us

I Needed Courage to Leave the World My Parents Created

The Stuck Place was a place where honesty and emotion couldn’t survive

Photo: Robert Couse-Baker/Flickr

II grew up in the Stuck Place. The main difference between the Stuck Place and any other place is that in the Stuck Place, you can’t really be your whole self. Strangely, the Stuck Place is the safe place, the…