Strawberry Letter

There’s No Way He Can Meet My Family

Dear Steve and Shirley, I’m a 27 year old woman and I’ve been dating a 29 year old man for a year. We met in graduate school and immediately hit it off. He wants to start a business and I’m in the medical field, so we both have big dreams and aspirations. We have talked about a future together and I can see myself with him forever. But there’s a big part of my life that I’ve been keeping from him. It’s my ghetto family! I grew up in the hood and when I went to college, I promised myself that I was going to do better for myself and have a different kind of life. All of my family still lives in the hood and have no goals or plans to leave………….
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