Mama, I’m Coming Home…

Mom calls me up.

Me: Hey mom!

Mom: When are you coming home next? 

Me: No hi, no hello?

Mom: Why do you never call? I’m the one always calling!

Me: Seesh, you’re starting to sound like a nagging girlfriend! 

Mom: If I was your girlfriend I would’ve dumped you by now! 

Me: Ouch! 

Mom: So when are you coming home next? 

Me: I don’t know. Need to see my calendar. 

Mom: Need to see the calendar? So this is what it’s come down to?

Me: Mom please, you know that I’ve a hectic job as it is. 

Mom: So? What does that have to with not visiting us?

Me: Because I don’t have time! I haven’t even met my friends for three months now! 

Mom: I don’t care about them! As a son, you have certain duty towards us. You can’t escape that!

Me: Jeez! I don’t have any me-time! 

Mom: Whatever! I’ll see you home next week! 

Me: Sigh, Ok. See you next week. 

*Next weekend, I’m having lunch with my parents*

Mom: So how’s work?

Me: It’s hectic. We’re actually launching a new…..

*Dad interrupts me*

Dad: You know, you guys should start a niche service to cater to the blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah…..

Me: Errrrrr,…. Ok, sure. 

Mom: Are you guys cooking at home yet? 

Me: Yeah, we cook on the weekends and…. 

*Dad interrupts me, again*

Dad: You guys should have set work timings. Working around the clock doesn’t work you know. Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah…

Me: Errrr, sure…

Mom: Going to the gym regularly?

Me: Trying to. But it’s kinda difficult with….

*Dad interrupts me, again*

Dad: You should try out the circuit exercises given in this site. It’s blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah… 

Me: Sure. I’ll give it a try. 

*I decided to keep quiet for sometime because my dad wasn’t done yet*

Dad: Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah…

Me: Ok. Ok. Ok.

*After 10 mins*

Mom: Why aren’t you talking?

Me: Huh?

 Mom: You never call. You never talk. Sigh.

Me: Did you not see that?

Mom: See what?

Me: You’re kidding me right? 

Mom: About what? 

MeNever mind. 


PS: This happens EVERY TIME!  

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