Some people would say that children bear the consequences of their parents’ actions. Those people would be wrong. Children are the consequences of their parents’ actions. Everything they become is a direct result of everything their parents have done.
Ehsan had both of his parents growing up. This wasn’t necessarily a good thing.
From one of them, Ehsan learned cruelty. From the other, martyrdom. Watching them together taught him from a very young age that sometimes tearing a family apart is the only way to save the people in it. That, even so, there are people who would rather suffer every day than leave behind their children to break all alone.
And that there were children who, no matter how much pain they received in the past, managed to teach themselves to never give the same pain back to its source.
The last one Ehsan learned from…
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