Cheryl charged into the kitchen just as dad was dishing up dinner. “Has Robert called?” Cheryl anxiously enquired. “You just made it young lady” grumbled dad. “It’s important” implored Cheryl. “Don’t talk back to your father” mum chimed in. “Punctuality is important missy” added dad. “I think he might be breaking up with me!” Cheryl cried. “Mind your tone Cheryl” warned dad. “Don’t you guys fucking care!” yelled Cheryl. “I will not have that language at my table Cheryl, go to your room!” wailed mum. Cheryl stormed out the back door, slamming it behind her. “That girl just doesn’t listen” dad moaned. “I don’t know what her problem is” replied mum.

6 thoughts on “Week 9: Family miscommunication

  1. Hi Nigel,
    You have perfectly shown what its like to live with a family that doesn’t communicate. You have captured the way each family member is talking but no one is listening. Just shows that even sometimes the people that are supposed to be the closest to us, tend to forget who we are.
    Great Work!

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