The first two years of our relationship were intense.
Being so involved with such an intense observer was sometimes a little overwhelming and when you weren’t watching me, I felt like I was watching myself.
That was our first break through. You showed me how to, literally, watch myself. Or my selves. We identified that I had four. Remember them? The Beautiful One who loved being seen and was good at business. ‘Butch’ who was bolshy and liked fishing and driving trucks. The Mother who looked after and nurtured everyone.
And the wisest - The Six Year Old. She put our hair in plaits, wore out feet naked and was absolute joy...