“Control?”

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Control is a powerful word, meaning authority to guide or manage something or someone. But for me, the word instantaneously brings to mind 1987, Janet Jackson’s mega-hit with the signature song “Control.”

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Thirty years ago the song and its accompanying video were the anthems for many teenage girls wanting to spread their wings and divorcing women who sought independence from a marriage they felt no control.

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Control or the belief there of, comes in many forms such as parental control, control teenagers believe they can manage, and control couples believe they have over one another.

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However, there is the loss of control in the presence a newborn baby, toddler, puppy, or kitten.

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