Emmie and Ken haven’t been in good terms for years already, and they perpetually fought more than communicated even before the accident. They split a bit after the head injury. However, when it has happened, their divorced was finalized. When they were suffering the most, the timing in fact led their son to hate his mother for going away from the family. In Krist’s eyes, he strongly believes that Emmie left due to the recently developed health problem of his father.s And once that thought keeps entering his mind, he swear to never wished to see or speak to his very own mother ever once again.