“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The nature of family dysfunction is communal. Even if there are family issues that we need to resolve for ourselves, there are family issues we can only resolve together. It may be difficult to imagine dealing with one’s mother to discuss forbidden topics while on psychedelics—I can hardly imagine it myself—yet that is the opportunity. What better way to achieve the impossible than to do what you cannot imagine?
I don’t consider this simply an opportunity; it’s an obligation. We are obliged to those who have been and will be injured by the secrets and behaviors we have not resolved.
Think about how you might do this. Think about what you might do.
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