Nobody protects the heart like patience. Having a good thing is so hard because meeting a strong person is so rare. So I've learned to respect when people run from me, I realize my kind of love ain't for everybody. I'm at peace with that
You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. Maybe adding a daily habit of more love with your child might make a positive change for both of you.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.