Karen shuts the back door and turns to me. “You know I trust you, but please…”“Don’t get pregnant,”

Karen shuts the back door and turns to me. “You …

Karen shuts the back door and turns to me. “You know I trust you, but please…”“Don’t get pregnant,” I interrupt. “I know, I know. You’ve been saying that every time you leave for the past two years. I’m not getting pregnant, Mom. Only terribly high and cracked out.”She laughs and hugs me. “Good girl. And wasted. Don’t forget to get really wasted.

Colleen Hoover