"Very difficult." He agreed, looking up at the waitress as she approached them, giving a silent nod in way of thanks as he took his coffee.
"Sometimes children are pushed farther than they ever should be." He took a sip, considering it for a moment before reaching for the sugar. "Those moments are so fragile. Push too hard and it can shatter... Fractures that can never be repaired." He stirred in a spoonful, the spoon clinking softly as he fell into a momentary silence.
"You shouldn't have been put into that situation."