Quotes by Jessica Berger Gross

"Still, I’ve come to believe there are times when a family is so broken it can’t be put back together, or mended — times when the repair job isn’t worth the price. But that assessment isn’t to be made lightly, and cannot be made without calling into question one’s own essential goodness. Breaking from your parents is a selfish move, but sometimes selfishness is justified. What I know is this: When I made the decision to stop speaking to my parents, I made the decision to be happy."

"Maimonides, the medieval writer, says you can try three times for a reconciliation before giving up and that’s enough, then you can stop."

Books by Jessica Berger Gross

Jessica Berger Gross
  • Jessica Berger Gross

  • Born: New York City, The United States.

  • Description: Jessica Berger Gross is the author of the bestselling ebook Estranged, and the editor of the anthology About What Was Lost: 20 Writers on Miscarriage, Healing, and Hope. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Salon, New York Magazine's The Cut, and The Globe and Mail. Jessica lives in Maine with her husband and son.