Problems With A Happy Ending

I looked at my father and he looked at me. "Why did you do it?" he asked. I
burst out in anger, "Why can't I do it?" Red with rage, he slapped me hard. I
touched my burning cheek, staring hard at him, whose face was turned away from

Then I noticed my mother sobbing beside him. I softened as my feelings
overpowered me. I had never been slapped before. My parents had never tried to
understand me and neglected me, like I was a child they had never wanted. They
paid attention to me only when I asked for something and I got almost everything,
except their love. They were always busy with work and I often reasoned with
myself that they were doing this for a good life for me. It was hard ...

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small offence to my friends, a big one to my parents and an eye
opener for me.

My father was raged, my mother was crying, and I saw that they actually
cared about my doings. They were concerned for me after all. With a hint of
tears in his eyes, my father turned to my weeping figure and asked once again,
in a warm voice, "Why did you do it?" As I began to reveal my feelings, my
mother hugged me and healed where it hurt the most. I guess I did it to get
their assurance of love for ...

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Added: 12/27/2003 11:27:24 PM
Category: Creative Writing
Type: Free Paper
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