Controlling Paranoia

Literally Literally and the Writing Cooperative Prompt.

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I struggled to live in my parents’ house. Because domestic violence isn’t pretty or safe, and drug addiction can happen to anyone. Because at any moment, someone could get hurt or harmed, and in that space I would have to stand up to help my mom. I never wondered what it felt like to live on tenterhooks. That prickly unease of a…



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