I didn't have to hate summer; I wear jeans and hoodies all year round, so, thankfully, my family just always assumed I was constantly cold. And they assumed i had just gotten paid or there was a sale when I always had new, thick bracelets.
In this day & age, blood does not make you family! The people that share your blood, are usually the ones to hurt you the most! I have my family that are full with the people that I became friends first!
I will protect myself and in turn my children. But how do you do this in a legal system that that accepts accusations based on fiction with no evidence and refuses to acknowledge factual evidence based defence. The law has me shackled