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For simpler times

It was a good question, and Elizabeth knew the answer. He would blame her for the deaths, for
being a cop in the first place. He would say she’d broken trust, and that everything bad flowed from
that single poor decision: the basement, the dead brothers, her career. “He still can’t accept the life
I’ve chosen.”
“Of course he can. He’s your father, though, and he pines.”
“For me?”
For simpler times, perhaps. For what once was. No man wants to be hated by his own daughter.”
“I don’t hate him.”
“You’ve not forgiven, either.”
  

What does "For simpler times" mean?

May 10, 2018 12:26 PM
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A period in someone’s life where living was less complicated or less demanding. Or a general time period for the world in which that was so. Life before the internet was a simpler time. 
May 10, 2018