my family is so f-ed up

Excuse me for this unusually depressing rant.

Today something ridiculous happened in my family again. I won’t go into details, but like always, my Mom, who I love but also pity at the same time, tried to talk me into doing something nice for my Dad because she wants to be this bigger person blah, blah, blah.

I agreed reluctantly, but I just keep getting reminded of all the bad memories and all the pain I have witnessed and suffered.

When I talked to my friends about what happened,  I couldn’t help but start hating my Dad all over again.

His selfishness has cost me my chance of happiness.

I can be civil and friendly to him, but I will never forgive him.

This is the price he has to pay for what he has done.



About Nicky

Nicky English is a journalist, an educator, a podcaster, a couch potato, a dreamer, and a child at heart. Learning is her passion, so is the English language, which she believes is the tool to unlock the door of knowledge. Born in Hong Kong, she received intensive writing training at The University of Iowa, where she double-majored in journalism and political science. Apart from the Hawkeye State, she’s lived in Chicago and Philadelphia. When she was a guest student at Georgetown University, she fell in love with Washington, D.C. She also has a Master of Arts in Communication. A little side note—she cannot imagine a world without her Mac and iDevices. Like many crazy ones, she hopes to change the world one day at a time.
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