Things have been really difficult lately and we’ve both felt it. I’m sorry. I’m sorry that I’ve had to pick up odd jobs to pay bills and put food on the table, this isn’t fair for either of us. I’m sorry that we can’t go to Mexico or Hawaii like your other friends do during the summer. Trust me, the guilt is real with that because you deserve it so much! I’m sorry I couldn’t surprise you with a new car when you turned 16, it’s still breaks my heart that it’s something I couldn’t do for you. But I’m trying. I’m trying so hard to be the parent you deserve.
If I could give you the world, I would. Twice.
What I am sorry for the most
I’m sorry I couldn’t give you the family you deserve. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think what your life would be like if your other parent had stayed. Even though things didn’t work out between us, I wish he’d stayed around for you. You need that. As your mom, I can only teach you so much, but I sure try. I can teach you how to drive, how to shave, how to play ball, how to be a man, but that should’ve been your dad’s job. And I’m sorry. I’m sorry you’ve had to experience life without him. I’m sorry for not being able to give you the father you deserve. Even though it’s easier said than done, always remember, it’s not your loss, it’s his.
What do you have?
You have me. You will always have me. And I will always have you. There is no bond stronger than what we have. I will be there for you, showing you love and support. I will be there for all of your success and failures. I will be there to celebrate all of you. You will always have a shoulder to lean on, an ear to listen and arms to hold you at your highest and lowest. You will always have a cheerleader on your side and someone to tell you you’re in the wrong. You will always have someone who sees your potential and will push you to pursue and accomplish your dreams. You will always have me.
I love you most, kid.
About The Author
My name is Tiffany, I’m 34 years young and a single mama to a teenage boy going into his Junior year in High School.
I live in the wonderful PNW, Washington state to be exact. I am a Loss Prevention Supervisor for a retail store. In the little free time I have, I love cooking and baking. I’m an open book and always say what’s on mind. I’m fierce and funny and am very much ok with making a fool of myself.