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You & Your Mother

By Abdullah Ishaque

Often we get caught up in our own lives and forget about the things that should matter. We regularly neglect the most important people in our lives: our mothers. The following is a true story about a friend and his relationship with his mother.
There was once a teenage boy who had disobeyed and disrespected his mother. As a result, for two consecutive weeks, he didn't speak a word to his mother; everyday he'd go to school, come back, eat dinner, and go straight to his room without speaking to her. It was a very trivial argument and surely it did not warrant such a harsh reaction from the boy. 
He wasn't always the greatest son and his relationship with his family wasn't perfect. He cared for his parents, however he was torn between trying to fit in with his friends and trying to be a good son, albeit he was trying harder to fit in with his friends. He had older siblings that were the "ideal sons and daughters"; they would help their mother cl…