Love Succs: or, how tending succulents taught me to seek the love I deserved

I always thought of myself as having a brown thumb. I had tried to care for plants for most of my life, but usually I would get distracted, forget to water them for weeks then overwater them to compensate, until my plants were rotten or dried out. I would try time and time again, with all different kinds of plants — African violets, jade plants, Venus…