Participants: Skinner family; Participants: Skinner parents; Chosen family; Family; Outness; Parenting; Support
Alex: I don’t want to hold her back from anything. And if uh she wants to run off in this direction, I’m going to run with her. And if she wants to run around do you know, a U-turn in a couple years, I’m down with that too.
Jessica: Yeah, family is important, but if you can’t like, uh, I’ve emails sent out to people who we haven’t like talked to, or haven’t addressed that like, and if you can’t do these one, two, three things when you’re with us, then we can’t have that together. We can’t have that time together. And um, yeah it’s really putting our, our family, our chosen family first. And it hurts, like you want to, you want to continue having a family with those memories, but um, other things are more important now.
Alex: Like if you’re...
Jessica: Like how she feels about herself.
Alex: Like if you’re going to call her Wolfgang...
Jonathon: Or you’re going to say something hurtful while she’s around...
Jessica: Like right now, she’s got confidence. And all we gotta do is keep it.
Jessica: Raise it up.