My Son’s Secret Life

My Son’s Secret Life April 4, 2016

As our 16-year-old son slipped away after dinner to sit in his dark bedroom with only the light of his laptop for company, my husband shook his head and asked, “Porn?”

When his grades dropped and he started missing homework assignments and blowing off his friends, I looked at my husband and said, “Maybe drugs?”

We ransacked his room and dug through his computer history, and found nothing other than a half-eaten sandwich under his bed that we think used to be turkey, and that he watched a lot of Weird Al on YouTube.

We asked him what was going on. He shrugged, looked at the floor, and mumbled, “Nothing …”

– See more at: http://aleteia.org/2016/04/01/my-son-the-writer/#sthash.TnAODXve.dpuf

 


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