"I'm not a man (yet) but while my dead was dying, the last two years I was shipped out to my Grandparents, I kept trying to come home and figure out what to do to get stuff done... I was able to remain the first time my dad was dying and…"
"For me lately it has been taking care of my mother.
IMHO, there is lots of stuff you can do to feel manly, but the day you realize a parent who was formerly functional cannot care and make decisions for themselves is a rough day.
As the oldest son…"
"Welcome to the real world. Don't waste too much time worrying about him. The reality is this: He's going to screw up something big enough so's his first bounce will be half a block down when he gets booted. OR…"