“It wasn’t until my 30s that I connected all this and it dawned on me that sleeping for three days is not normal or OK, and that the only times I woke up in the middle of the night unable to breathe, I was at Grandma’s.” John Reed in Vice: My Grandma the Poisoner. (And I get upset when my relatives are passive-aggressive about who’s bringing the mashed potatoes.)

+ And from Michelle Tea: My Stepfather, The Peeping Tom.