“No what will Mikel do without me?”
Eleanor lifted her head to look towards Salma.
“Somehow we convince ourselves that we can protect them from themselves. Joseph did not need me. He was a grown man who could make up his own mind, dealing with his own affairs and life. Mikel is a grown man Salma.”
“Yes, I know. We also find it fulfilling that they need us. They don’t. They have proven it over and over again.”
Conversation Caring for Eleanor