That's gotta hurt.
Most parents understand that children don’t always mean what they say. Growing up is hard, and it’s common for kids to take out their frustrations on their parents. A parent’s job is to forgive.
However, sometimes sons and daughters say things that cut so deep that it’s impossible to forget, and these people are a perfect example. They’ve opened up about what their children said that hurt so much that they’ve never forgotten it.
I don’t remember saying this, but when I was about 18, I offhandedly mentioned to my dad that I didn’t recall ever hearing him sing. His response was “well, when you were in preschool, I was singing you to sleep, and you sat up and told me to go get mommy because she can actually sing. I let her do it after that.”
I still haven’t heard more than an occasional hum from him :/ (FeldsparJockey)
I had a blood pressure spike and my wife had to drive me (and our two kids) to the ER. My 6yo son said on the way out the door “Well, if Dad dies, it’s OK. We’ve still got Mom.”
Of course he doesn’t understand death or emergency rooms, but I bet Santa is going to be much better to his big sister come Christmas. (cuttlepuppet)
My mom and sister were fighting one time and my sister brought up the fact that my mom dropped out of high school (she didn’t have a very good upbringing and had to start working as a teenager to support herself.)
I remember her referring to my mom as “Mrs. 9th grade education,” and my 16 year old sister telling her, “God even I have more education than you.”
I swear I could feel my mom’s hurt through the air. (lazarus870)