I was suddenly awakened by their voices, screaming louder and louder, almost trying to top each other. I tried to cover my ears with my pillow, hoping that it would drown them out, but as I tried to sink deeper into my pillow, it didn't help. I had heard this a lot lately and there was really nothing I could do about it, I just tried to pretend it wasn't there but it was no use. I wanted to scream back at my parents, wanted to somehow force them to get along, but it wasn't happening. I hated that they weren't close like they used to be as their voices got louder and louder.