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He never meant to be indifferent.

by accidentaltourist on June 14, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


We know he cares, know he loves us. It took being adults to realize that his distance from us was a product of his relationship with Mom. He never did it "right," because he didn't do it her way....and eventually he just stopped doing it at all.

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