Ten Wildebeests in a Teacup (johnboze) wrote,
Ten Wildebeests in a Teacup
johnboze

I spent last night at my parents house, and they really surprised me. I got the sense they were expecting this, perhaps even more than I was.

Last night when I got there I expected from my mother some manner of "I'm not sure exactly what's going on, but just remember we love you." You know, general support. Instead, one of the first things she said after asking me if I was OK was "You know you don't have to give in to emotional blackmail... Do you know what I mean by this?" She was talking about how, when a year from this past November I told Darcy I needed to consider where our relationship stood, she blew up hysterically, left the apartment, contemplated suicide and started to get therapy. And all I did that time was say I needed to think things over...

So far this time, the emotional blackmail has been far more level-headed...
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