Be­com­ing a fa­ther has shed so much light on my sense of hu­man­ity, re­la­tion­ships and re­spon­si­bil­ity.

SHE Carribean Magazine - - VOICES -

trea­sure in the form of the most beau­ti­ful grape­fruit I had ever seen and here I was re­turn­ing it.

“My mother told me to give it back to you,“my voice trem­bled as I re­lieved the weight of the grape­fruit on the ta­ble.

My fa­ther barely looked up from his hand full of domi­noes and cracked a smile that made me very un­easy. His friends seem to get chance to prove my­self a bet­ter per­son, a bet­ter provider, a bet­ter MAN.

Be­com­ing a fa­ther has shed so much light on my sense of hu­man­ity, re­la­tion­ships and re­spon­si­bil­ity. My walls of re­sent­ment, anger and rage would crum­ble and fall at dif­fer­ent times while rais­ing my son, and I too would want to run away from the

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