There’s been a bitter conflict in my home for quite some time now. This long-suffering battle of wills has taken a toll on me and my family. And mostly, I’m mad at myself at the way I’ve responded to a frequently repeated offense. Spiraling downward in contempt and hatred, something has to be done.
So Hugo, I forgive you. Today’s a new day. I will not ship you off like I promised. I’m going to work at this. I’m going positively reinforce you for as long as it takes.
It’s a new day, so let’s start over.