My mother, whom I love dearly, has continually revised my life story within the context of a complicated family history that includes more than the usual share of divorce, step-children, dysfunction, and obfuscation. I've spent most of my adult life attempting to deconstruct that history and separate fact from fiction.— Melissa Gilbert
The most memorable Melissa Gilbert quotes that are glad to read
Don't like small talk, love rainy days.
I grew up in a dysfunctional family.
Thank God I have four sons. The mother/daughter relationship is one of mankind's great mysteries, and for womankind, it can be hellaciously complicated. My mother and I are quintessential examples of the rewards and frustrations, and the joys and infuriations it can yield.
Although I was raised Jewish, my upbringing didn't include any formal religious education or training.
To me, at forty-four years old, my book was a search for truth and identity.
My life was a mystery even as I lived it.
My therapist shared a theory she had come across, and I liked it.
It held that before making your next journey in this life, your soul sits at a large, circular conference table and chooses the souls who are going to be a part of your life. As for which particular people would be chosen, I figured they would be individuals from previous lives with whom there was still unfinished business.