They never attended parents-teachers meeting.
They never came to watch my games nor poem citations.
They were never emotionally present when we ‘spend’ time together.
There was always something more important- a phone call, Facebook, a meeting, a friend, fellowship etc.
Everything else made their To-do list but me.
I got the leftovers and even the leftovers were seasoned with emotional outbursts.
I tried several times…