All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.<quoted text>Yeah, I hope for his sake it's not a waste of time. I've just seen too many that went that way.
Watching the fallout in a couple of those cases in local circles this year. It just really sucks and seems so pointless in most cases.
Sometimes cliches get that way because they reflect a type of reality. LW is hopeful. Your experience is different.
(How're you doing, kid?, Where are you spending the holidays?)