Actually — Wolves Are Excellent Parents

Ann Litts
2 min readMay 5, 2019
Photo by Thomas Bonometti on Unsplash

Several months ago I was visiting my cousin in Arizona. This man and his grandmother took me in after my mother died and provided me with a safe haven. He taught me how to ride horses and gave me so much peace in my teenage angst/grief — I can’t even begin to tell you.

As we sat in his kitchen recalling stories of those days, his SO who is a therapist finally turned to us and said, “Oh My God…