From Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
"'One day they will be grown and leave home and you will just be a source of embarrassment or exasperation for them and they won't take your phone calls or won't call you for weeks,' Obinze said, and as soon as he said it, he wished he had not. It was petty, it had not come out as he intended. But Ojuiugo was not offended. She shrugged and said, 'Then I will just carry my bag and go and stand in front of their house.'"
From Chapter 24