Wednesday, June 26, 2013

73. repercussions

"The kids... They hate me."

"They do not hate you."

"They should."

"They can't."

"I bet they can."

"You're their dad. They can't hate you."

"It'd be easier if they could. Or... If they'd let themselves."

"They just... Need you to listen to them."

"I am."

"No, I mean - They need you to... Be a wall. They're mad at you, and they're going to take it out on you."

"Yeah. I know."

"But they don't hate you. They can't. Even if you wish they could."

"It'd make things a lot easier."

"Yeah. I know."
Word Count: 95

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