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"So you want me to not sleep in our room?" He asked calmly. "I'll sleep in the basement." he said not giving her time to answer or to argue. He nodded, "After she eats I'll put her down for her nap.... and when you clear your head we can talk about the tours and me being home more. I don't want her to miss me like that." He muttered and smiled seeing Charlie show him her Belle doll from Beauty and the Beast. "Daddy can you braid hair?" She asked handing him the doll and a small hair tie. He nodded braiding the dolls hair and Charlie crawled into his lap.
"Momma's making lunch and then its nap time and after we can have movie night." he said kissing her cheek. He loved his little girl and he would be there for her no matter what. He would always be there for her no matter what, he was her father by blood or not.
[b “Charlie has been with the past two weeks. She wants to see you.”] she said [b “Kane I don’t what I want right now. We rushed things. I had only been away from Ryan for two minutes before we rushed into this.”] she said [b “I’m staying at Raelynns tonight.”]
She turned around and glared at Kane. [b “I know perfectly well that it’s not fair. My parents have been divorced since I was ten.”] she spat [b “But I also know that it isn’t healthy for her to grow up in a home where the adults aren’t one hundred perfect committed to each other.”]
[b “No I don’t want another dog. You’re going back on tour and I’m going to have Charlie and Rambo. I cannot train a puppy right now.”] she explained. [b “I have a headache. Charlie needs to be put down for a nap as soon as she eats.... The basement is still set up as a bed room, as well as the flat screen.”]
Kane sighed, "What about time with you? shes my daughter too Lauren and I understand where your coming from, I don't want to be touring and be away from her either. If you want to tour we can coordinate where I'm home but its not fair to Charlie not to have both parents home... I'm thinking of cutting the tour short but wanted to talk to you about it. I want to do right by you and Char, I love you both." he said seriously. "Hell Lauren, I was going to ask you to marry me the night you came home and I... I didn't know how to do it and thats why I acted the way I did, I was nervous you'd say no... and knowing what went down that night. I'm sure you would have." He muttered looking down at the floor.
"Do you... want to go tomorrow and look at the shelter for another dog like you wanted?" He asked.
Lauren nodded when Kane said that was fine. It wasn’t like she was asking for permission, but she had to make sure she had someone to watch Charlie. She hadn’t been out since way before Kane came back into the picture. [b “I think a night out will do me some good.”] she simply said.
She looked down when Charlie ran in and smiled. [b “She missed you too.”] she said. [b “I bet Daddy will watch the Moana movie with you, C!”] she told the little girl before she looked back to flip the burgers. [b “After lunch, it’s nap time.”]
She sighed when Kane asked her if they were alright. She turned around and finally faced him. [b “I don’t know.”] she said [b “Kane I have a daughter to raise, and I don’t know how much else I can handle... My label is wanting to talk about a tour and I just don’t know anymore.... I’m probably gonna stay at Rae’s house tonight, you can have your time with C.”]
Kane nodded, "Thats fine by me, I missed Charlie... and I missed you too but go out and have fun." He said seriously, "I had a mini break and I missed my girls and Rambo so I had to come home." He said his blue eyes looking into hers.
Charlie squealed with excitement, "Movies with daddy?" Kane nodded, 'Anything you pick out, we can make popcorn and get pizza." he said and she hugged him and ran to get her doll.
When she wasn't in the room he looked to Lauren, "Are we alright? I'm sorry about how I acted and you were right. Forgive me?" He asked. He would never talk like this or fight in front of Charlie, he grew up watching that happen and he wasn't going to stand for it.
He looked to Lauren, "What smells good darlin'?" He asked looking over her shoulder at what she was cooking. It was only 9 am so he would have the day and tomorrow and the night before he left.
Lauren looked up when she heard the front door open and Charlie squeal.... That meant Kane was home. She was in the kitchen making Burgers for lunch. [i “Kane just came home... Girls night out on the town?”] she texted all her girlfriends in the group chat. She didn’t want to be at home tonight... Not with all the awkwardness. She had no idea that Kane would be home today and tomorrow. She set the spatula down on the counter and place the lid on the skillet before turning around and seeing Kane. [b “Hey.. I didn’t know you were coming home.”] she said. [b “I’m making Burgers for lunch...”]
She smiled softly as she seen how happy Charlie was that her dad was home. [b “Hey. Since you’re home tonight and tomorrow... Do you want to have a daddy daughter night? The girls were coming over tonight... But I was thinking that I would just go out if you would watch her...”]
Kane didn't sleep that night, he couldn't help but wonder if Lauren and Charlie were okay... or missing him too. He texted her good morning and good night even if he knew she wasn't getting them. She had either blocked his number or her phone was off... she would get them eventually... and know he cared enough to not ignore them.
It was a week later when Kane finally got a day off to go home. He got out of the SUV and walked to the front door, unlocking it. Rambo was barking at him as soon as he walked in and Charlie... she smield and hugged him. "Hey princess. Yep daddys only home for tonight and tomorrow but I'm yours now." He didn't know where Lauren was but he knew she couldn't be far from Charlie, she never was far from Charlie. He picked his daughter up carrying her into the kitchen, "Hey Laur." he muttered seeing her.
Lauren needed an out. She needed time from Kane. She looked at Charlie who was snuggled up in bed with herself and Rambo. She was sleeping so peacefullly. When she asked about her Dad, she had just said that Daddy would be working for the next few weeks. She would let Charlie see him eventually, but right now, she just needed some time with her daughter.
She had come to the conclusion that Kane needed to get a grip on himself before he would be able to be that she needed. She didn't need someone how was afraid to be away from them, or who was always afraid that she would leave.
She had called Raelynn and all the girls and they were supposed to coming over later that night with Pizza and Chick Flicks, and Wine. Lots of Wine, for when Charlie went to bed the next night.
Lauren herself wasn't able to sleep. She had way too much on her mind. Her mind would not shut off. By the time she looked at the clock, it was around three in the morning before she fell asleep.
Kane sighed watching her go, it was the saddest thing he had seen when his daughter looked at him and wanted daddy and Lauren said no. He sat down and cried when she left until Ryan, his drummer, found him. He couldn't talk... he loved her that much that it had broken him.
He sighed, "Ryan I gotta go home... I gotta go after her." he said through his tears. "I can't just let her go without me and not try to get her back. She said shes not leaving me but I don't feel right being here without them." Ryan shook his head, "Kane, stop... let her and Charlie have their space, they have Rambo back in Nashville, just give her time. She said she wasn't leaving, shes not leaving you. Just... take some time yourself. I mean it, you've lost yourself raising that little girl, shes amazing Kane but you need to come back to you."
Lauren looked at Kane and shook her head. [b “Don’t.”] she said as she slung the bags over her shoulder. [b “Were either going to stay at a hotel, or were going back to Nashville. I shouldn’t have agreed to Charlie traveling across the country.”] she simply said. [b “Charlie is my number one. She will always be.”]
She carried the little girl out and waited for an Uber. She couldn’t believe that Kane had become so dependent on her. She didn’t have time for her. Her child was sick. Charlie needed her. Charlie was her sole responsibility. Kane was grown.
They ended up flying back to Nashville, and she had turned her phone off. She was so conflicted on what to do. She needed time. She needs time to figure everything out. It was early morning when they got back to the Nashville Airport, and she had called Cassadee and Ryan to come pick her up.
Kane shook his head, "Lauren don't do this.... please. " He said not wanting her to leave. "I... I'm sorry." he said not even realizing what he had done other than wanting to protect his fiance and his daughter, he cared about them more than Lauren seemed to understand. " I love you both." he said as he watched her grab a bag for her and one for Charlie for the night. He knew it would be a long night.... he didn't know how he would get through it alone... he had been with Lauren so long now... and Charlie depended on him... he didn't know how to be just Kane anymore.
"Maybe we both need a night.... but Laur... I love you both and if I text you because I can't sleep... don't be mad at me... okay?" He asked softly with tears in his eyes. He was trying for his family. He had to be alright for his family.
Lauren looked at Kane and simply rolled her eyes. [b “I’m twenty three years old!”] she said [b “I was on my own for five years, Five years that you weren’t with me, and I survived! I think I did damn good for my life. Kane. I’m not a little girl. I’m tired of you treating me like one! Damn. I’m not going to fucking leave you.”] she muttered. She looked at Charlie, who was sitting her bag of Doritos and watching a video on Lauren’s iPad, thankfully she had the head phones in.
[b “I’m going to need you to grow up, or this isn’t going to work. You wouldn’t even know about Charlie, if it wasn’t for me.”] she muttered as she walked back over and picked up Charlie. [b “I’m going to a hotel... dont follow me tonight, Kane please.... I need a night.”] she muttered.
She tired so hard to make sure Kane’s mental and emotional health were okay... but she had been skipping on her own.
"Sacrifices aren't made when those demands take me away from my daughter. Lauren I love you and Charlie and I'm not leaving both of you for that long. What am I supposed to do out there? worry myself to death because I don't know whats going on back home or if you and Charlie are safe here alone. Yes you have Rambo but hes about as helpful as a broom against an intruder." He said sighing, "I'll go but.... limited dates because I won't be away from my family for that long."
Kane knew they had talked about having a baby and he knew how much he and Lauren both wanted it but with his career right now he wasn't sure if it was the best idea... it scared him to leave them alone. He, Kane Brown, was scared. "Laur... I'm scared to leave you and Charlie here alone... I'm scared that you'll find someone else... "
Lauren shook her head as she heard him say that he was going to tell her no about the international tour. [b “No. You need to tell them yes. Kane, it’s not just us anymore. We have Charlie to think about, we have Charlie that we have to take care of. You make bank on International Tours... you have to go.”] she explained.
[b “Me, Charlie and Rambo will be just fine at home. Kane I was without you for five years, I think I did a pretty good job. I can handle my daughter and the dog.”] she wasn’t trying to be a bitch about anything, she honestly wasn’t. But Kane didn’t want to do anything by himself anymore, and she wasn’t going to be able to be around all the time, so he needed to get out of that. They weren’t the only family that got spilt due to tours. They would be fine.
[b “Family first is fine. But when your kid is sick, you have to make sacrifices.”]
"Charlie comes first... thats why I wanted to talk to you about this... it means me missing a lot but like you said you work on your stuff and have more time at home with Charlie and I'll be making the money. She needs both of us but with our careers both isn't something we can so all of the time... I mean we're getting married and we have a daughter. What am I supposed to do Lauren?" He asked her worried. "I don't want to miss any of Charlie's life but at the same time this is everything I've worked for but she comes first and I will tell them no. I will tour here for my family."
Kane was speaking with the intelligence of a man many years older than he actually was...he was remembering things his grandpa had told him... family first... everything else can wait. "Family first, everything else can wait." He muttered and he knew Lauren would remember his grandpa saying it.
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