I Don’t Know How To Convince My Daughter To Care About School Right Now

My daughter’s psychiatrist starts every session with the same question.

“How are you feeling?”

She directs the question to my daughter, but invariably glances at me.

I’m not sure why I’m required to be present at these appointments. I assume it’s so I can weigh in on my daughter’s mental…

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Jacqueline Dooley

Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. Bylines: Human Parts, GEN, Marker, OneZero, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Pulse, HuffPost, Longreads, Modern Loss