The present is all we have – for certain. Investing in the here and now has huge pay-offs.
I apologized to her eventually limp and bony hand many times that week, begging the world to stop spinning because nothing made sense. Nobody heard me though.
I have a mom who’s not only a mother to me but a father at the same time but I’ve always wanted to know the feeling of having both mother and father to two different people and not just into one.
Because of them, you aren’t afraid to leave unhealthy relationships behind. You won’t let anyone treat you like crap, because you know that walking away is always an option.
You remind your friends to bring a jacket when it’s cold.
All I can remember was that for a while my dad was a single parent when my parents broke up and my mom left, then she came back but they were never really together again.
I’m going to be a Dad. Your Dad.
When you give a dad a daughter, what you’re really giving him is the ability to love someone in a new way he’s never known how.
The divorced family perspective has helped me to decide what I want for my future. I never want my children to go through a divorce. If I get married then it’s not going to just be thrown out the window at a bump in the road, I do understand that somethings are unfixable, but it has made me know that I will not stop fighting to save a marriage and a family life for any children involved.
It is hard to know what the future holds; where we will be years from now. What I do know is that the well-known saying, “Home is where the heart is,” rings truer and truer to me as each year passes.