I’ll think of you and wonder how you are, but I won’t pick up that phone, because I know only anger and hurt will be there on the other end. I’ll go on with my life without you in it, though I know you’ll always be on my mind and in my heart.
If Father’s Day leaves you feeling lonely and reminds you of what you do not have, you are not alone. Remember who and what you do have, and know that “fathers” don’t have to be biological and they don’t have to be men.
What if our relationship couldn’t pick up where it left off? What if I have changed too much and turned into someone you couldn’t love so easily?
Because you couldn’t accept me, I was forced to learn to accept myself. Because you couldn’t be proud of the person I am, I was forced to learn to be proud of myself. Because you told me I was not good enough, I went and made myself good enough.