‘I don’t think I can live without my parents’: How I lost my parents and reconnected with my family

I’ve been in a lot of situations where my parents were in the way, and I felt like they were preventing me from doing my best.

I remember when I was six or seven, when my parents separated.

And I didn’t understand why they did that.

I think it was because I wasn’t the same person.

I don’t have the same confidence or the same energy.

I had a hard time living up to what they expected of me. I didn