What is Family?
Our Brain, Mother blog series: What does family mean to you?
These cousins don't know they are not related! My step-sister and I decided that even though our parents divorced, we would stay "sisters." Our 25 year history together (which included supporting each other through our parents' struggles with alcohol and mental illness) was a relationship we choose to continue even after our parents parted ways.
The Thanksgiving Clock - Bipolar Mom Life