I knew it would be hard .
Daddy’s girl about to cause daddy’s heart to break.
You always want to deliver good news to your parents. Make them smile. Make them proud. Good grades, a promotion at work. Not this. How the heck do I say it...?
As usual , I tried to keep a smile on my face. Be strong just like my dad is.
I waited at my parents house for my Dad to come home from work. Sat in the kitchen on Mum's brown leather sofa, carrying this shit cloud of news that didn’t even seem real. My mum opposite me looking at me with this fear in her eyes. Looking at me thinking ‘why my daughter’.
I heard the keys turn in the door. My heart pounding anxiously.
What word should I say first. My mouths dry.
‘Well’ he said ‘did you get your results’ he asked me with a worried yet hopeful tone....
‘Not good’ I said . Trying to hold back my tears. Trying to hold my smile . I will never forget his reaction when I told him. I didn…