How does a mother strike the delicate balance? The son is ten years old. The father left his wife for another woman. Naturally the mother must avoid taking out her anger on the son. She can't present the father as your father the no good cheating lying fothermucking sleezeball. At the same time she can't cover for the man. When the boy asks why dad isn't around anymore she has to tell him the truth. What should she say?