A Broken Promise

How I failed my son and lost his trust

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The nail biter

I bit my nails as a kid. I don’t know how or why I started the habit. Maybe I saw my older brother bite his nails once, and I thought it was cool. To me, anything my older brother did was cool back then.

I bit my fingers so much, I’d often make them bleed. My teeth and tongue were tireless…