Most old people won’t tell you they’re a burden, but they drop hints — revealing it with pained glances and self-imposed silences. As they age and become frustrated with the surly pace of life, they sense an impatience from those around them toward their own slowness and decline. It bothers them. I’ve seen it myself… my own impatience might have contributed to it.
This idea — that one is a burden to your family — is as gnawing as it is universal, which is why it must always be rejected loudly and often out of a sense of duty to these very special people in your life.
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