"If you've never been this tired before, then I can't explain it to you. I simply don't have the words anymore, but I don't think they existed in the first place. "
"A child is like a houseplant, only needing a few basic things for survival. Food, water, love, and some sunlight. Maybe you assumed she was giving me those things. I suspect you never gave enough shit to provide them to me yourself, so there I was left with crumbs."