Step Parenting – How to Love Your Mother

A beloved figure of childhood whose significance in my life was that I learned as he did in mine. His love provided safety and a mantle of optimism that no one else could. I learned so much in his company that I'll forever treasure those memories. My father was never married, and I never asked him how he met his wife. I learned that life is about risk and position. I saw how women could make their marriages work, even if they were young and beautiful; how in practical times they could compete with their husbands on every level and never make a mistake. He taught me how he adored women and how deeply he felt a man's love. I treasure two things that he taught me: 1. Don't try…
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