“I think I’ve realised that for many years I felt it my responsibility to heal him, but in truth it’s maybe not my responsibility at all,” she says. “I never understood the rage and anger of my father, but understanding his loss of his sister in Joanne, this helped me understand more where his pain came from – and where my pain came from, because it came from him. I am who I am because of my family and I carried a lot of shame for a long time about being rebellious. But what I’ve realised is that the toughness in me is something that comes from what came before me, and everything my family and their family before them went through.”


An anon kept sending me a certain song and making me feel things, so now I will bring you all down with me. 

Special thanks to: @siriusly-not-over-remus @lundayy @whompingwillovv @asktheboywholived @ohtheclevernessofme1972 for letting me use thier gifs. I know I asked months ago and I’m just now finishing it, but I hope you like it.