When you are carrying guilt. You will start hearing things that are not there. Every conversation or when people are talking and whispering. You will be thinking they are talking about you.
When people are looking in your direction.You will be thinking they are looking at you. When you are being called . You will think they called you to talk about what you did or said. You will think everyone is out to get you and everyone is plotting against you. To find out its only the guilt in you , that is speaking to you.
That’s the difference between you and Greta. She has better things to do. She gets involved in clubs, activities. She has friends. But you? You slump around in that room of yours–
My parents are going to kill me!”
“That seems rather harsh…
If you have people who treat you badly in your life, they will be a human shield against people who will treat you well. If that’s not true then we should apply it to marriage and start saying to woman who are being put down or beaten, “you gotta stay with him because he needs you and he has been your husband for 20 years for heaven sakes. You just have to work to love him more and so on.
It’s a heck of a responsibility to look after a spirit. So give kids the best of who you are. That’s the most you can ever do.
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder, and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.
Parents expect only two things from their children, obedience in their childhood and respect in their adulthood.
The portrait of my parents is a complicated one,
but lovingly drawn.
So I’ll send my parents money, and maybe they can get a bigger place, too. They can even relax when they’re older, the way they deserve to. Without having to worry about how they’re going to survive. But for now, I’m the one who has to survive.
I don’t think it matters how many parents you’ve got, as long as those who are around make their presence a good one.