and he always fails. Even when he doesn’t know, or it’s unfair, or he really is doing the right thing. He still fails.
How incredibly sad that is what my kids’ relationships with their dad is all about. They test him, and he fails. They are young adults now, and all they (still) want is to know their dad will put them first. And he doesn’t. So he fails.
My kids are hurting, and I can’t help them. All I can do is clean up. Again.