Boomer Parenting #14

“Pro tip,” Dick whispered to Sam between carless bites of cheddar cheese popcorn.

“Authoritarianism is the trump card of the soul-dead parent…” he went on, excited to share his secret weapon and brushing orange dust off his bulky denim trousers.

“…because when you’re accused of emotional abandonment, your defense can be ‘If I didn’t care about my kid’s feelings, then, why would I monitor and critique every waking moment of their lives?'”

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