This is from someone who did get left behind at home all her life.
Or maybe it’s more like a breakup. The way missing her changes everything. The way you wonder, at odd moments throughout the day: what’s she doing now? The way you can’t really picture it — you don’t know enough.
4. “Bring a jacket.”
Excuse me, I need a tissue…
There’s much to be said for family orientated fellas, and men who are good sons to their moms will likely be just as devoted to his special someone.
She grew up — she had to grow up. Like everyone does. She discovered her own books, books I’d never read — books that hadn’t been written yet when I was a child. It’s what’s supposed to happen.
I find myself thinking sometimes about how much I would have liked the young woman she has become — how wonderful it would have been to know her — when I was the age she is now.
“Oh, it hurts so much when babies cry. They can not verbalize what they are feeling; maybe it’s a headache or maybe it’s nausea or maybe she is simply hungry. But who can tell exactly what it is? We can only guess.”
I’m sorry men. You see I’m the one messed up and no one’s managed to really fix me.
Your first instinct on helping someone feel better about anything from a cold to heartbreak to the stress of moving is to feed them.