Raising a teenager is hard.
What I say:
Why can’t you see what I see?
Dont you realize that I want what’s best for you?
Do you remember the stories I have told you about my past?
Why do you want to put yourself through this pain?
How do I make you understand that I can help you without distancing myself from you?
Have you considered the fact that I was once 16 too, so I know what its like?
What she hears:
Blah Blah Blah Blah….
What she thinks:
How did I end up with such a mean stupid mom?
This was done for @velvetverbosity #100words http://www.velvetverbosity.com/ This weeks word is Distancing.