There are so many things in this world that are often left unspoken. Things with no understanding, but such depth. I want you to look at people who have experienced this with a little more compassion."The Abandoned Child". This is the strongest most fragile person walking because even in adulthood they are still this person. Not to say that they are walking around with a victim mentality. When your mother and father can walk away, how does that child not expect others to do so? How do they deal with love? The thing is even in this situation, what about the parents? What are they feeling, all of those years? What happened to them to make that decision? What role do the other family members play in it all? So many questions, so many layers, so many sides. If you had the luxury of having one or both parents by your side, you should be thankful every day. Why? Well, they too had a choice to walk away. If you are looking with less than compassion, how could you be ok with someone not having the greatness you experienced.
When you see someone that is a bit clingy, possibly overprotective towards their child or trying to hold on to love for dear life; have compassion, if need be get an understanding of who there are, understand their strength and weakness is all rolled into one. They may have experienced abandonment as a child.
If you are " the abandoned child", there is one parent who never left your side, from the moment of conception; Your Father in heaven. Embrace the love He has to offer. No earthly parent is perfect. Instead of looking at yourself as being "the abandoned child" don't disrespect God that want and OWN that you are " the CHILD OF GOD". Trust me, you can't get a more perfect parent than that.
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
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