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The Wrong Answer (100 Word Story)

Author: Tsara Shelton
Author Contact: @TsaraShelton on Twitter
Published: 23rd Mar 2021 - Updated: 6th Sep 2022
Peer-Reviewed Publication: N/A
Additional References: LGBTQ Stories - Mainstream Publications

Summary: A mini story revealing the power of answers.


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"What do you think about gay marriage?" my dad asked, then waited with interest for my reply. In truth, I hadn't. But my dad had been impressed with my newly emerging opinions at the time, so I gave him a sound bite I'd heard somewhere: "Oh, I don't know. It's a slippery slope, you see "

I remember that moment often and feel physical pain.

I dream of my dad now, phone him in my sleep where I know the number to another dimension, and tell him my answer: "Of course they can get married."

Of course.


 


"All good answers (and people) evolve." ~Dr. Lynette Louise ("The Brain Broad")

 



Author Credentials:

Tsara Shelton, author of Spinning in Circles and Learning From Myself, is a contributing editor to SexualDiversity.org

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• (APA): Tsara Shelton. (2021, March 23). The Wrong Answer (100 Word Story). SexualDiversity.org. Retrieved April 13, 2024 from www.sexualdiversity.org/literature/stories/928.php


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