For Kym and everyone,
I think you will find value and inspiration from this magnificent Ted Talk. Please let me know how you relate to the message from Andrew Solomon.
“People … don't want to be cured or changed or eliminated. They want to be whoever it is that they've come to be.”
Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what
What is it like to raise a child who's different from you in some fundamental way (like a prodigy, or a differently abled kid, or a criminal)? In this quietly moving talk, writer Andrew Solomon shares what he learned from talking to dozens of parents -- asking them: What's the line between unconditional love and unconditional acceptance?