How I Became a Better Parent

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First and foremost I don’t think we get to decide what kind of parent we are. Only time and therapy bills will tell. There’s a classic stand-up bit about how you don’t get to decide whether or not you are an asshole,

“But, I’m not an asshole!”

“Well, that is not for you to decide. If every one thinks you are an asshole. You’re an asshole. That’s how labels work.”