Grace had noticed Bobby had been acting a little off lately. He always seemed to be tired and always in a bad mood, she brought it up to Jack one day and he just said he had went through that phase too, it was just part of growing up. It had turned into a big argument about him never being home enough to notice anything going on in Bobby's life. The three of them were now having a family dinner. Grace noticed how skinny Bobby was and the black bags under his eyes.
" Bobby when was the last night you got a good night sleep?" Grace asked.
"Leave me alone," Bobby muttered.
"Hey!" Jack said in a warning tone.
"What? You're the only one who can argue with her?" he asked grumpily.
"That's me, Bobby, not you. I've it up to here with your attitude," Jack put his hand up in a dramatic gesture.
"I'm not in the mood for this right now," Bobby said getting up and he was about to walk away when Jack snagged his wrist.
"Sit your ass down and finish your meal," He told him.
"I'm not hungry," Bobby said.
"I don't care, you're going to sit here until me and mom are done and we're all going to have a pleasant conversation as a family and if I don't start seeing some respect towards mom and I you're ass is going to be grounded." Jack lectured.
Bobby just pushed his food around on his plate while his brother and mother talked. The only reason he was in a bad mood lately was because he had no sleep, he had no time to sleep or eat between his homework, friends, and worrying about……