A while back I received the following email from my sister (It’s been mildly edited to protect names and some grammar):
So I just read your blog..
I must add something.. and you make me realize mom doesn’t ever say anything nice about me.. and I’m not writing this to bitch about her either but its true. I went out to eat with her, our sisters, and our youngest brother the other day and she told our youngest she couldn’t get any peircings because “no preppy girls have them” and how they look like trash.
okay, well she was refering to me
I told summer she should really think about going to EHOVE (the local vocational school – creeva). Mom goes EHOVE is for people that don’t do good in school and our youngest sister doesn’t want to be apart of that (the sister writing this went to EHOVE – creeva). Okay.. diss to me again, which i said something.
Third.. mom asks me if i went to Trip Ohio in 8th grade cus our youngest sister will be going next year. I say, no because she didn’t have the money for me to go so I couldn’t. I told our youngest sister that at the dinner table and mom denied all of that and said i was lieing. Right.. my older sister said the same thing thats why we both didn’t go.
mom tells me to shut up, then our youngest brother makes a comment to our youngest sister..
“You know why mom is mad at you? Because you act like [sister writing this email] that’s why she hates you..”
So i wonder what she tells our youngest brother, she hates me?
I stormed out of there and left.
Obviously I have replaced my sibling’s names with their rank and order. We don’t refer to our youngest sister as our youngest sister (who by the way is two years older then my younger brother). I just don’t want to be the reason their name shows up in a google search. I did think it was important to show that my views on my mother are not mine alone. I did receive permission from my sister to use this email, so there is no surprises.