With wet eyes and choking hearts, we watched her, heartbroken, trying to swallow each spoonful of porridge with difficulty.
My aunt was ill with fever for several days. The children would take turns stopping by the house to boil water, put porridge in the pot, sweep the courtyard and dry their clothes when it was sunny. When the porridge was cooked I had to coax my aunt to eat it. A sick person’s mouth does not taste good, but he has to try a few spoonfuls to warm his stomach and take the medicine. When you are sick, you need your children and grandchildren more.
Lying alone. Quiet alone.
There are many different ways to deal with human situations. Who doesn’t want a warm and comfortable retirement surrounded by filial piety and the joyful voices of their children and grandchildren? But very few people get what they want…
And we, the young people who are engrossed in work, struggling with their children, struggling to achieve their dreams, struggling to establish themselves and start careers, will we ever have another Slow down a bit to see the countless people on the side? slope? Life around you?
She spent her entire youth in the upbringing, care and comfort of her young children. He once fully expressed his life’s big dream through the clear eyes of his children.
And when they fully grow up, many children gradually leave their parents, busy with their own worries. Looking back, I blame my parents for being angry. Looking back, I question my mother and father as to why they were always quick to respond to every little thing and felt extremely self-conscious whenever they were around me and their grandchildren. .
The percentage of Vietnamese people receiving pensions is not a lot of money – this is a harsh reality that leaves many unable to find peace of mind along with economic freedom and spiritual comfort.
So the concept of our Asian people still revolves around the old way: young people manage everything, save everything, “piggy bank” on their children and have a beautiful dream – when they grow old So you have to trust him. Children.
But life is not always a rosy dream. It is not a rare occurrence to see elderly parents anxiously waiting at the door for their children to leave or to be rejected, rebuked and tormented at every meal and sleep. It is from here that hidden memories because of my heartless children, resentment because of my insensitive children, accumulate, causing old age to wither further.
How to prevent the tragedy of late life from being repeated in countless lives, prolonging the pain? Be ready to accept the aging process and build a self-reliant and self-reliant way of life from now on.
Preparing for the future and the ability to actively adapt to every situation is the key for each of us to plan for life on the other side. Work hard to raise your children and save money for yourself. Never put yourself in a secret position of being completely dependent on others and then be devastated when unexpected events occur!
It’s time for us to change the old prejudice: children are not “insurance cards” when we grow old!