Sometimes the most incredible news can turn quickly into the difficult news.
Every single parent thinks their child is special. What happens though if your child REALLY is special? They need more time, direction, stimulation.
The idea that perhaps saying out loud that you wish your child wasn’t special is difficult to comprehend, but that is exactly what this brave anonymous author has done on IVillage.
You can find the link here -> ‘Don’t judge me but I wish my son wasn’t gifted‘.
It is a powerful read from someone who doesn’t want to be judged, and feels like she is unable to fully embrace the fact that her son is gifted.