"I'm your daughter, I love you, and I'm the one who will have to take care of you after she leaves, that's what gives me the right!" she wasn't shouting yet, but she could feel that she soon would be. "And don't you dare try to say this is about me and what has happened. This is about you and something stupid you've gone and done, and you obviously knew it was a stupid thing to do since you didn't tell me right off that she was here!"
So Vivian was a whore, somewhere deep down Delia knew it. "Once a whore always a whore! And you only trust her because she's in your bed and has obviously messed with your mind in some way because you've never done anything this damn foolish!" she was shouting now and had gotten to her feet, hands braced on the desk. "Don't be so damn blind, can't you see she just wants to use you and leave you, just like mother did!"