This year I shelled out $75 to send my mom tulips for Mother’s Day. It was the best I could do, seeing as how I won’t be spending the day with her.
Now before you start to pat me on the back for this, I should say that I don’t live far from my mother. She’s a 30-minute drive away, with no traffic. Nor do I have a prior engagement that I can’t get out of. My day is free and clear the last time I checked.
The only reason I’m not seeing my mom for Mother’s Day is because I don’t want to.
In fact I haven’t spoken to her since Mother’s Day last year, when she kicked me out of her house.
Since that day, I’ve chosen not to include my mother in my life.
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