An Explanation

My parents were distant and somewhat adverse to relationships. They rarely showed any affection to my sister or myself… or for that matter each other. Eventually they divorced, however by then I had flown the nest and was receiving my education at university.

Many years later we discovered the reasons for their apparent incompatibility.

My father, whom I always blamed for the breakdown of the marriage, had reason to be angry and dissatisfied.

My mother entertained a firm friendship with a woman and later was to share a home with her. Neither my sister nor myself was aware that the association was gay. We only discovered this several years ago when a family friend accidently informed us.

How times change…


Allesandro Allesandro
46-50, M
Dec 11, 2012