A father assumes that he deserves the love of his children just for bringing them into this world and putting a roof over their head — but a dad works his hardest every damn day to earn that love.
I want her to laugh at something that made her feel embarrassed months before, and to realize that time heals in almost all scenarios.
Why is there some unbreakable rule that says I should remain loyal to my family members no matter what they do, no matter how horribly they treat me?
No matter how wonderful your own intentions this holiday season, you have zero control over what others will do. You can’t make people accept you.
“Rude. Not answering.”
You’re suddenly ten times more productive—when you CAN be.
Being a good father means showing your kids what a healthy, stable relationship looks like — instead of cheating, instead of giving them trust issues, instead of giving them reasons to believe that everyone is going to screw them over in the end.
If they love and respect their parents, chances are they’re going to mimic what they saw from their parents growing up. Chances are they’re going to love and respect you enough to be upfront and honest with you. No games.
Getting peed, pooped, or vomited on—and not getting THAT mad about it.
s much as I love feeling my feelings and sharing my thoughts, I never imagined that I would be placing a burden on those who I share them with.