Start thinking about gatekeeping. If you’ve ever been told you can’t feel a certain way because you don’t fit a certain demographic, then you’ve been talking to a GateKeeper. This post is directly related to my last post on sexual abuse. It’s what I’ve experienced trying to tell people about my pain. People suck though. Hope this helps someone heal.
Opposable thumbs, tool making, and higher emotions are not what set humans apart from other species. We are a ‘parenting’ ape. A homo-patricius, if you will, who spends a great deal of effort raising its kids and passing on knowledge.
This is the first of a series of Sci-fi shorts that I plan on writing, which cover a wide range of modern parenting topics. Hope you enjoy it.